Charlie Sheen to Start Fresh in Anger Management

Charlie Sheen in Anger Management

  FX’s new series, Anger Management, premieres later this month.  The series stars Charlie Sheen who ironically has been in the news for his own anger management, cocaine abuse and domestic violence issues. A recent New York Times article mentions Sheen’s “history of substance abuse, rehabilitation and relapses” and even quotes the actor himself saying

Champion Coach Loses with Addiction

somber man standing on a football field watching the game

Drugs claim the lives of husbands, wives, mothers, fathers, daughters and sons. The Philadelphia Eagles are mourning the loss of a family member too. Eagles coach Andy Reid lost his 29 year old son, Garrett Reid, to drugs. Although he wasn’t on the roster, he helped out the team as an unofficial strength coach and

ASAM Voices Opinion on Medical Marijuana

man sitting in a hospital setting

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) confirmed its opinion that marijuana should not be used for medical purposes.  They believe that currently there isn’t sufficient evidence that it is beneficial to use medical marijuana. In addition, the National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) also issued a statement saying that they are

All in the Sheen Family!

addiction and the family

We are used to seeing and hearing about the antics of the youngest Sheen son, Charlie. But recently, Martin Sheen, the father of Emilio Estevez and Charlie Sheen, reminded the world of the light at the end of the addiction tunnel: Recovery. Martin celebrated his sobriety by being a guest at an addiction treatment center

Adele Discloses about Alcohol Abuse

Adele and Alcohol Problem

Grammy winning singer Adele is best known for her amazing soulful voice and songs. However, her life has not been an easy one as she has experienced heartbreak. In an upcoming biography coming out soon, Adele admits that she had a serious alcohol problem in the past. Her drinking became such a problem that it

Olympic Heroes Fall from Grace

Crystal Cox Loses Gold Medal

Olympic Heroes Fall from Grace Competing at the Olympics is a dream for many athletes and winning a medal is the pinnacle of their athletic careers. Some athletes go the extra mile to prepare themselves to perform in this worldwide arena. However, for some athletes, that extra mile means doping up for the games. Anabolic

Stripped Bare at the Olympics

Doping and Olympics

Stripped Bare at the Olympics The whole world is still smiling in the afterglow of the Olympics. After 16 days of awe, the 2012 Olympics came to an end with a fantastic theatrical show to send the world off to wait for the next games four years from now. However, only hours after the closing

Whitney Houston: Death Surrounded by Controversy and Substance Abuse

Whitney Houston and Substance Abuse

Whitney Houston: Death Surrounded by Controversy and Substance Abuse Whitney Elizabeth Houston 1963-2012 Speculation surrounds the death of icon Whitney Houston after her long history of substance abuse. She began her career singing gospel and modeling and was signed to Arista’s record label after being discovered by Clive Davis. Houston had already had a legendary