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Author Of 'Alcoholic’s Guide to Adventure' Arrested After Drunken 911 Call
He told an emergency dispatcher his wife had become "a black widow spider."
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Kevin's Addiction Will Surely Signal New Revelations About Jack On 'This Is Us'
Milo Ventimiglia shares insight into the characters' personal struggles and Jack's impending death.
What Hollywood Gets Wrong About Drug Addiction
Claire Rudy Foster
Even in progressive films, realistic representation of people in recovery Is missing.
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This Is Your Body On Dry January
By Ashley Davidson, On Assignment For HuffPost
There are benefits to banishing the booze.
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Report: 'Dr. Phil' Show Gave Drugs, Alcohol To Guests With Addictions
"Survivor" winner Todd Herzog, an alcoholic, says staffers left vodka in his dressing room and gave him Xanax.
What I Wish I Could Tell People Who Ask Why I Don’t Drink
We face disability, disease and mental illness together.
I wish I could them how my family fell apart because of alcohol.
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'RHONY' Star Luann de Lesseps Apologizes After Battery Arrest
“This was my first time in Palm Beach since my wedding, and being there brought up long-buried emotions. I am committed to a transformative and hopeful 2018.”
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ABC News Veteran Elizabeth Vargas To Leave Network In May
Vargas has been an anchor on "20/20" for 14 years.
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Drug Users Are Forming Unions To Protect Their Rights And Safety
Self-organized groups of opioid users are working together to stay alive and fight the stigma of drug use -- even if they’re not trying to quit.
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Letting Them Die: The Stigma Of Heroin Addiction And The Expanding Epidemic
Miriam Greenspan is an internationally known psychotherapist, ...
Nobody knows better than the mother of a heroin addict that stigma breeds death.
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To Honor Our Veterans, Let’s Keep Our Commitments To Them
Constance Scharff, Phd
Best Selling Author with Expertise in Addiction, Trauma Recove...
Supporting servicepeople does not involve acts confined to the battlefield, it means providing aid when they return, as well.
Florida State University Suspends Greek Life After Student's Death
"There must be a new culture," the FSU president declared.
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How To Help A Friend With A Substance Use Problem
Your support is vital.
Daniel Baldwin And Addiction Recovery Activists To Trump: We’re Getting Political
Until we directly address the causes of the drug epidemic, we won’t be able to stop it.
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Harvey Weinstein Can't Blame 'Sex Addiction' For His Alleged Assaults
Compulsive sexual behavior is separate from violating consent.
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Addicted To Self-Care? Activism Is Better For Your Recovery
Claire Rudy Foster
Recovery pride and recovery advocacy are powerful social change movements. I should know, because take part in them. My activism
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Top Mental Health Researcher Suggests Link Between Opioid Overdoses and Suicides
Joshua Gordon, director of the National Institute of Mental Health, believes more work must be done on connections between suicidal thoughts and overdoses.
Suicide Prevention Awareness Month Is Important, But We Need To Talk About Suicide All Year Long
Journalist, essayist and author of 'Shitfaced: Musings of A Fo...
As someone who (mostly) earns a living by writing about mental health, it is heartening to see the steadily increasing national
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Solving The Opioid Crisis Requires Listening To Those In Recovery
Executive Director of Recovery Point West Virginia
How are we to understand the true impediments of substance use recovery if we don’t include the ones who hold the experiential knowledge?
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Macklemore To Fans: Use Music To Resist Trump
Author, recovery advocate, person in recovery from a substance...
The rapper's new album, Gemini, is released today, calls for social progress, justice.
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