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Celebrity Drug Abuse

Drug Addiction And Abuse | British Singer Amy Winehouse Is Latest Drug Addiction And Abuse Casualty

Jul 25th, 2011 | By

Amy Winehouse was discovered dead in her London home on Saturday, and it’s widely speculated that the drug addiction and abuse with which she openly struggled was the root of the tragedy. The 27-year-old singer was known for her sultry, velvety voice that won her several Grammy awards and seemingly instant notoriety as a profound talent. Yet, as so common with other young celebrities, Winehouse also struggled with drug and
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Matthew Perry: Another Celebrity Struggles With Prescription Drug Abuse

Jun 13th, 2011 | By

Matthew Perry, Friends’ star and current star of ABC’s “Mr. Sunshine” is yet another celebrity struggling with prescription drug abuse. The star has had a history of substance abuse and has been to rehab twice before for treatment for prescription pill addiction. Perry’s statement of several weeks ago announcing his return to rehab was tongue in cheek, “I’m making plans to go away for a month to focus on my
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Amy Winehouse In and Out of Rehab

Jun 6th, 2011 | By

27 year-old Amy Winehouse checked herself into rehab about a week ago, seeking treatment for her legendary problems with drugs and alcohol. According to People magazine, the singer reportedly checked herself into the Priory Clinic in London at the urging of her father, Mitch and knocked back a bottle of Smirnoff vodka en route. This past Thursday, about a week after she checked into the Priory Clinic, her spokesperson announced
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Disney’s Demi Lovato Talks Bipolar Disorder

Apr 24th, 2011 | By

  Disney darling Demi Lovato recently opened up in a TV interview with Robin Roberts of  “Good Morning America” about her treatment for not only an eating disorder, but also the bipolar disorder with which she’s been struggling. The GMA interview aired in its entirety on Friday, April 22nd on ABC’s 20/20 and the former star of “Sonny with a Chance” spoke candidly about the part childhood bullying played in
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‘Intervention’: Is Exploiting Addicts on Popular Reality Series ok?

Apr 10th, 2011 | By

A&E cable network broke new ground when it started airing Intervention in 2005.  The reality series follows addicts and their families as they struggle with the hell of addiction.  But new publication wrote a though provoking article this week about the Intervention reality series. asks if the cable network might be exploiting addicts while creating their TV series. You need to go to to read the whole
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