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30 08, 2019

Foul Balls and Striking Out: Opioid Abuse among Pro Baseball Players

2021-01-27T19:59:08+00:00August 30th, 2019|Comments Off on Foul Balls and Striking Out: Opioid Abuse among Pro Baseball Players

“We are heartbroken to learn that the passing of our beloved Tyler was the result of a combination of dangerous drugs and alcohol. That is completely out of character for someone who worked so hard to become a Major League Baseball player and had a very promising future in the game he loved so [...]

19 11, 2018

Off the Deep End: Ryan Lochte Seeking Treatment for Alcoholism

2020-01-30T16:48:31+00:00November 19th, 2018|0 Comments

DISCLAIMER:  The incidents involving swimmer Ryan Lochte and alcohol are well-documented, and after the latest one, Lochte announced he was seeking treatment for his problematic drinking. Here, we use what we know about his personal situation to look at how it relates to the larger issue of Alcohol Use Disorder. It is our hope [...]

12 09, 2018

Naloxone Saved Demi Lovato from Overdose Death. What is it about the Drug that Saves Lives?

2020-01-30T16:48:31+00:00September 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Demi Lovato has talked openly about addictions she thought she’d overcome. Recently, she relapsed and overdosed on opioids. It was just last month that Lovato was rushed to the emergency room in an L.A. hospital. Paramedics that arrived at her home in Hollywood said she was given Narcan. This is the main name brand [...]

29 08, 2018

Ben Affleck Returns to Rehab—What We Can Learn

2020-01-30T16:48:31+00:00August 29th, 2018|0 Comments

DISCLAIMER: Because Ben Affleck has lived his entire adult life in the public eye, his repeated struggles with problematic drinking are well-documented. Now that he has returned to rehab again, let us use this as an opportunity to examine his life in an attempt to learn more and to help others who may be [...]

8 08, 2018

How Drugs Are Affecting American Pop Culture

2020-01-30T16:48:31+00:00August 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Human Beings Have Always Been Fascinated With Mind-Altering Substances Since the creation of man, human beings have sought to alter consciousness. Man’s quest for a heightened state of awareness has continued throughout the unfolding of the human story. Just look at the Garden of Eden story. Adam and Eve ate from the forbidden Tree [...]

1 08, 2018

How Jada Pinkett Smith Saved R&B Singer August Alsina From Percocet Addiction

2020-01-30T16:48:31+00:00August 1st, 2018|4 Comments

Percocet Addiction Is To Blame For August Alsina’s Absence In 2014, R&B singer August Alsina was on an upward trajectory toward superstardom after he released his debut album Testimony and gained instant notoriety for his sit single “I Love This Shit” featuring Trinidad James. That same year, Alsina was named Best New Artist at [...]

13 01, 2018

Fergie Gets Real About Her Crystal Meth Addiction

2020-01-30T16:48:32+00:00January 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Superstar singer and former Black Eyed Peas songstress Fergie “Fergalicious” Duhamel is no stranger to addiction and recovery. Born Stacy Ann Ferguson on March 27, 1975; the multi-platinum Grammy award winner has shared her battle with crystal meth with the world on more than one occasion. Recently, however; she opened up again about the [...]

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