Robin Williams’ Suicide Death: Suicides on the Rise among Middle-Aged

Legendary actor Robin Williams committed suicide after a decades long battle with mental illness and addiction. Tragically, middle-aged suicides are up 28% over the last decade. Full Story

Xanax and Heavy Drinking

If you’re looking for a good reason to get yourself some help for drug or alcohol addiction you don’t have to look much further than Whitney Houston’s tragic early death at only 48 years old.

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Amy WInehouse
Alcohol OD Killed Amy Winehouse © Mick Orlosky

Like a sobering warning on the dangers of binge drinking - even for very experienced drinkers - the coroner’s report lists death by misadventure as the cause of death and a BAC at death of more than 5 times the legal limit.

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Darrell Hammond
SNL’s Darrell Hammond Reveals Cutting and Addiction Battles © Zach Klein

SNL star Darrell Hammond found fame for his legendary portrayals of Bill Clinton, Al Gore and others, but behind the bright lights he struggled with the legacy of a terribly abusive childhood and with cutting, drinking and cocaine.

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Rolling Stones
Ronnie Wood ‘Rescued’ by Alcohol Intervention © Chris P Dunn

Describing being bundled into the back of a bread van to avoid paparazzi as he began his trip to rehab 18 months ago, Ronnie Wood talks about rehab and sobriety and thanks UK artist Damien Hirst for the intervention that got his recovery started.

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Mephedrone
BBC Radio Host Dies after Using Mephedrone © Metro.co.uk

George Webley, known on air as Big George, died from a fatal heart attack after taking the designer club drug mephedrone, which is also popularly known as meow meow.

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Dead at 27
Amy Winehouse’s Last Month Alive – A Lot of Vodka and a Lot of Drugs © Douglas Cason Art's

Amy Winehouse’s last month is a tragic downward spiral of vodka and drugs.

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Ibogaine

Charlie Sheen’s ex-wife Brooke Mueller is reportedly heading to Mexico for 7 days of addiction treatment with Ibogaine, an experimental hallucinogenic drug that is said to interrupt addiction to drugs such as opiates, alcohol and cocaine.

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Betty Ford
Remembered for Destigmatizing Addiction © Courtesy Gerald R. Ford Library

Few people have done as much to destigmatize alcoholism and drug addiction as former First Lady Betty Ford, who overcame lifelong prescription pill and alcohol addictions in the late 1970’s and then went on to found one of the nation’s leading addiction treatment facilities, The Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage California.

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Cory Montieth
Glee Star Reveals Drug Addiction past © fanpop.com

Glee star Cory Monteith reveals history of drug addiction and rehab and admits that he’s lucky to be alive today.

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Amy Winehouse
Amy Winehouse Drunk on Stage in Belgrade © NRK P3

20 000 fans booed the obviously very intoxicated Winehouse as she struggled to make it through the set of her European tour kickoff show in Belgrade.

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Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan Struggled with Heroin Addiction © DAg

On the day of his 70th birthday, just released tapes reveal Bob Dylan’s addiction to heroin during the early days of his career in New York.

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Oscar De La Hoya
De La Hoya in Rehab © Ericrichardson

Former Olympic gold medalist and world boxing champion Oscar De lay Hoya now fights addiction in an undisclosed California drug rehab.

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Matthew Perry
Friends Star Matthew Perry Heads to Rehab © Hot Rod Homepage

Friends star Matthew Perry has announced that he will head enter into a rehab for a 30 day program as a preventative move as he continues in his recovery from alcohol and prescription pill addiction.

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