Pop Culture

27 05, 2019

Pete Davidson: ‘Saturday Night Live’ Star and His Rocky Recovery

2019-10-29T20:43:11+00:00May 27th, 2019|Comments Off on Pete Davidson: ‘Saturday Night Live’ Star and His Rocky Recovery

DISCLAIMER: Comedian and ‘Saturday Night Live’ star Pete Davidson has always been open about his struggles with mental illness and substance abuse. He has also been vocal about his love for marijuana and his support of medical cannabis. Here, we will try to provide some perspective on Davidson’s story, in an attempt to help [...]

7 01, 2019

Lil Xan Out of Rehab 2 Weeks After Checking In for Drug Addiction

2019-10-30T19:12:49+00:00January 7th, 2019|Comments Off on Lil Xan Out of Rehab 2 Weeks After Checking In for Drug Addiction

Lil Xan is just 22 but being a rapper in the spotlight, he has already had many run-ins with drugs. On November 15, he wrote an Instagram post that said he was going to go to a rehab facility to get help for his drug addiction. The post said this, “I just dropped out [...]

19 11, 2018

Off the Deep End: Ryan Lochte Seeking Treatment for Alcoholism

2019-10-30T18:56:14+00:00November 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Off the Deep End: Ryan Lochte Seeking Treatment for Alcoholism

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?

2019-10-30T18:37:54+00:00September 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Naloxone Saved Demi Lovato from Overdose Death. What is it about the Drug that Saves Lives?

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

2019-10-30T18:31:22+00:00August 29th, 2018|Comments Off on Ben Affleck Returns to Rehab—What We Can Learn

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

2019-10-30T18:25:11+00:00August 8th, 2018|Comments Off on How Drugs Are Affecting American Pop Culture

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

2019-10-30T18:22:19+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

2019-10-31T21:32:54+00:00January 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Fergie Gets Real About Her Crystal Meth Addiction

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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