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How 2016 Changed the Way We Talk About Addiction

In many ways, 2016 was a watershed moment in the national discourse regarding addiction. It was a year that saw overdose rates skyrocket, a year that saw Narcan become a household name, and a year that public officials finally began to take a look at our long-held national drug policies and question their validity. The … Continued

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Kat Von D. In Sobriety

Celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D recently celebrated 9 years in sobriety on July 7th, 2016. Kat is probably best known for her work on the shows Miami Ink and LA Ink, and her celebrity clientele includes such stars as Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, and Rihanna.   Born Katherine von Drachenberg in Montemorelos, Mexico to Seventh-day … Continued

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Samuel L. Jackson: Addiction to Sobriety

Samuel L. Jackson is one of the biggest movie stars in the world. His films have grossed over $8 Billion Dollars. Yes, that’s billions with a b. He has starred in some of the most iconic movies in history: Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Iron Man, Pulp Fiction, Django Unchained, the list goes on. He has … Continued

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10 Accurate Movies About Addiction

Drugs and alcohol make their way into many Hollywood movies and even network television shows. Sometimes, drug use is simply a situational affair, shown as a fun party or to portray a character in a certain light. Sometimes, addiction is a focal point of the movie. We have all seen those movies that portray addiction … Continued

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Jeff Daniels’ Reflection On Relapsing

Jeff Daniels recently opened up to WYNC’s Anna Sale about how he relapsed after 14 of years of sobriety. Daniels who is now 61, and is most recently known for his work on the HBO show The Newsroom was 50 years old at the time. It was 2 months after his 50th birthday, a birthday … Continued

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Johnny Manziel: Hard Partier or Addict?

As unfortunate as it is, addiction has never restricted itself to boundaries. It doesn’t matter who you are, how old you are, where you are, or where you’ve been, substance abuse can sneak its way into your life without you ever realizing it. The symptoms of substance abuse are sometimes extremely pronounced while for others they … Continued

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