Jada Pinkett Smith gets candid about her addiction to sex and alcohol
Jada Pinkett Smith gets candid about her addiction to sex and alcohol
Jul 13, 2018

After the shocking revelation by daughter Willow Smith about her struggle with self-harming tendencies in her preteen years, it is now candid confession by the mother, Jada Pinkett Smith, who recently opened up about her past addiction to sex and alcohol in a new episode of her Facebook series “Red Table talk”. She called herself

‘Sharp Objects’ brought back painful memories of her addiction, says writer Marti Noxon
‘Sharp Objects’ brought back painful memories of her addiction, says writer Marti Noxon
Jul 10, 2018

Seeking inspiration from her own life, author and showrunner Marti Noxon did not wander much while drawing the characteristics of an alcoholic journalist in her latest TV project “Sharp Objects.” With Amy Adams playing the protagonist, the story is about a reporter who comes back to her hometown following her release from a psychiatric hospital

White House launches campaign to combat opioid abuse
White House launches campaign to combat opioid abuse
Jun 14, 2018

A lot has been said and done about the need for spreading awareness about the dangers associated with opioid abuse and the ways it can affect one’s health. With an eye on combating the opioid epidemic, America’s largest non-profit public health organization ‘Truth Initiative’ recently launched its latest campaign titled “The Truth About Opioids” in

Parents in Missouri can hire sniffer dogs to find hidden drugs at home
Parents in Missouri can hire sniffer dogs to find hidden drugs at home
Jun 06, 2018

It’s common to see law enforcement officers using sniffer dogs to bust drug rackets. Now, worried parents and school heads in Missouri can also use trained canines to find out if their young children are doing drugs. A company in the state rents out sniffer dogs by the hour to families, schools, and offices at

Operation Helping Hand: 177 drug users arrested in NJ; offered treatment
Operation Helping Hand: 177 drug users arrested in NJ; offered treatment
Jul 02, 2018

At a time when the problem of drug addiction is only worsening across the United States, an initiative by the New Jersey (NJ) police is igniting a ray of hope among drug users. The cops are helping them recover from addiction and embrace sobriety, instead of putting them in prison. Over a period of one

Iowa pharmacies to distribute free Narcan kits to curb drug overdose deaths
Iowa pharmacies to distribute free Narcan kits to curb drug overdose deaths
Jun 27, 2018

In a bid to curb the deaths caused by opioid overdose, the pharmacists of Iowa state will be distributing free doses of naloxone on June 29, 2018. The move comes on the initiative of the Iowa Department of Public Health, which intends to utilize $150,000 in federal grant to give away 2,000 kits of Narcan

One-fourth of the global population suffers from some mental health issue and still the problem gets ignored, Antonio Guterres, the Secretary General of the United Nations, said recently. The words of caution came during a recently held roundtable discussion on mental well-being, which was jointly organized by the UN, the World Health Organization (WHO), and charitable body Wellcome Trust in London. The all-important discussion coincided with the beginning of the observance of Mental Health Month in the United States. As per a Mental Health
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Katie Price comes clean about her days of cocaine and alcohol
Katie Price comes clean about her days of cocaine and alcohol
Jul 05, 2018
Katie Price recently admitted to snorting cocaine and drinking alcohol as a way of coping with her deteriorating five-year-old marriage with her third husband Kieran Hayler. A source close to her shar
Rapper Macklemore on using drugs to cope with fame and discovering inner peace
Rapper Macklemore on using drugs to cope with fame and discovering inner peace
May 21, 2018
A life that is constantly on display, and exposed to unceasing public judgment and round-the-clock media attention can sometimes become too much too handle. Fame may bring with it money, status, power
Cheyenne Jackson celebrates 5 years of sobriety
Cheyenne Jackson celebrates 5 years of sobriety
May 18, 2018
Being famous definitely has advantages, but it also comes with certain drawbacks. Behind all the glitz and glamor that a celebrity life may bring, celebs are just like normal people who may also strug