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Finding His Way Home: The Inspiring Saga of Cameron Douglas

By Monica Romano

How does a kid who appears to have it all go from starring in movies alongside his famous relatives to being addicted to cocain... Continue Reading

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Lady Gaga Expands Her Mental Health Program for Teens

By Monica Romano

In June of 2019, it was announced that Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation and the National Council for Behavioral Health are ... Continue Reading

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Red Carpet Redemption: Celebrities Who Have Overcome Addiction

By Monica Romano

For some famous celebrities, becoming dependent on drugs and alcohol amid scrutiny in the public eye is a harsh reality that is... Continue Reading

Kate Spade

Kate Spade Dies of Apparent Suicide, Fans Call Out for Mental Health Awareness

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

World-renowned fashion designer Kate Brosnahan Spade was found dead in an apparent suicide on Tuesday morning. Continue Reading

Grammy Award-Winning DJ 'Avicii' Found Dead at 28

By Donn Gruta

Avicii is a Grammy-award winning artist from Sweden and is best known for songs including "Wake Me Up," "Hey Brother," and "Lev... Continue Reading

Mara Shapshay and Carrie Fisher

Not a Laughing Matter: Comedian Mara Shapshay Gets Brave About Mental Health

By Joanne Chu

Mara Shapshay is producer and host of the This is My Brave’s first-ever Variety Show where she, along with other comedians and ... Continue Reading

Win 2 Rock to Recovery Concert Tickets! (Ends August 30)

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

Submit your response to win a pair of tickets to "Rock to Recovery 2 Concert" at the Fonda Theater on Saturday, September 16! Continue Reading

Chris Cornell Death Brings Benzodiazepines to Public Attention

By Caitlin Thiede

Generations are not only inspired by his music, but also his personal story of addiction recovery. Sadly, many more are familia... Continue Reading

One Year Later: My Thoughts on Prince's Passing

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

It’s been a year since Prince departed from this planet and transitioned into Spirit. Yet, for many of us, it seems like yester... Continue Reading

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Kurt Cobain Sings to the Scapegoat Child

By Caitlin Thiede

Kurt Cobain reached fans beyond his music, and as the scapegoat child knows, his upbringing helped him pass something far super... Continue Reading

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Selena Gomez Introduces “DBT” to the Public

By Leia Rivera

More and more celebrities in recent times have spoken out about the benefits of therapy, but Selena Gomez’s recent Vogue interv... Continue Reading

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Selena Gomez Speaks Out About Social Media Addiction

By Caitlin Thiede

Growing up is hard in the social media age. Teens are constantly fed images of beautiful people who seem to be living a picture... Continue Reading

Jamie Krauss Hess and Family

How Jamie Hess Went From Privileged Party Girl to Social Media Role Model

By Jennifer Wezensky

Growing up as the daughter of legendary news anchor Joan Lunden in the glamorous environment of New York City. Only, she partie... Continue Reading

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Off the Script: Elizabeth Vargas Gets Candid About Addiction, Treatment and Stereotypes

By Joanne Chu

News anchor Elizabeth Vargas speaks to us about her new memoir "Between Breaths" which details her struggles with anxiety and a... Continue Reading

Dr. Drew and Mike Catherwood

Dr. Drew and Mike Catherwood's Live Podcast Performance at the Ice House Comedy Club

By Joanne Chu

While the two hosts are no longer picking up the phones for Loveline, viewers can still get a dose of their everyday ramblings ... Continue Reading

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