Sober Tales
Meth and hallucinations: How Fergie felt being ‘tracked’ by FBI, CIA and SWAT
Meth and hallucinations: How Fergie felt being ‘tracked’ by FBI, CIA and SWAT
Dec 12, 2017

Just like most of the people hooked on drugs, she also enjoyed crystal meth when she started it. However, hallucinations – sometimes about infrared cameras and bunnies and sometimes about being tracked by the FBI, the CIA and even the SWAT – made it difficult for her. The Black Eyed Peas singer, Stacey Ann Ferguson

When Timbaland almost succumbed to opioid overdose
When Timbaland almost succumbed to opioid overdose
Dec 11, 2017

American singer, songwriter and DJ Tim Mosley, popular as Timbaland, recently opened up about his depression and drug addiction. A few years ago, life had almost fallen apart for the record producer because of opioid addiction. The 45-year-old rapper had almost died after he overdosed on OxyContin, an opioid painkiller. “All I can tell you

Ex-WWE Divas Champion Kaitlyn opens up about her battle with drug and alcohol addiction
Ex-WWE Divas Champion Kaitlyn opens up about her battle with drug and alcohol addiction
Nov 14, 2017

“You can have the world at your fingertips but end up destroying yourself if you’re not careful.” Many celebrities are gradually opening up about their struggles with drug or alcohol addiction, and how they chose sobriety over lifelong dependence. Former WWE Divas Champion Kaitlyn realized how a person’s hard-earned reputation can be put to dust

This is how Aussie designer won over her drinking problem
This is how Aussie designer won over her drinking problem
Nov 13, 2017

It’s going to be a year since Sarah-Jane Clarke, the co-founder of the Australian women’s fashion label Sass & Bide, has had alcohol. The famous fashion designer gave up alcohol after realizing her binge drinking problem. After suffering from horrible hangovers, blackouts and feeling ashamed of herself, Clarke challenged herself to give up alcohol for

NFL player Josh Gordon admits to ‘ritual’ of drug and alcohol use before each game
NFL player Josh Gordon admits to ‘ritual’ of drug and alcohol use before each game
Nov 08, 2017

Addiction has destroyed many careers in the world of sports, sending a number of promising sportspersons into oblivion. But not all. There are also those who put up a strong fight to their urges and sought help, which brought them back from the darkness of addiction. NFL player Josh Gordon is one of those. In

CEO recalls her journey from addiction to Addicaid
CEO recalls her journey from addiction to Addicaid
Nov 07, 2017

A lesser known chief executive officer of a 2013 start-up recently opened up about her tryst with addiction. She revealed how loneliness and a missed bipolar diagnosis drove her to drugs, debt and dysfunctional relationships. Sam Frons, founder and CEO of Addicaid – a data-driven addiction wellness platform for patients and providers – shared the

Journey from prison to sobriety: How this Kansas woman fought against opioid addiction
Journey from prison to sobriety: How this Kansas woman fought against opioid addiction
Nov 06, 2017

Not many of those incarcerated for possessing controlled substances or drug addiction-related problems show resilience in overcoming their desires and are successful in gaining a better life afterwards. But Crystal McKellips, 35-year-old woman from Salina, Kansas, has experienced a change of heart and remained sober for nine years. She recounts her journey after a near

#ItTakesRealCourageTo tell the truth: Demi Lovato admits doing drugs while promoting sobriety
#ItTakesRealCourageTo tell the truth: Demi Lovato admits doing drugs while promoting sobriety
Oct 25, 2017

Poster girl of sobriety and successful rehab, singer, songwriter and actress Demi Lovato has recently revealed her tryst with substance abuse in her documentary “Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated”. The film showcases her candid admissions about drug use in 2012 and her relapse two years after checking into a rehab in 2010. Lovato was not ready

Cory Palazzi becomes anti-drug advocate after winning battle with opioid addiction
Cory Palazzi becomes anti-drug advocate after winning battle with opioid addiction
Oct 12, 2017

In high school, Cory Palazzi was a star athlete for whom throwing a curveball was as easy as pitching a knuckleball. The promising sportsperson was voted the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the entire baseball league despite being the youngest player in his team. However, during his junior year at Taunton High School in Taunton,

TV star Kerri-Anne Kennerley talks about cocaine and domestic violence
TV star Kerri-Anne Kennerley talks about cocaine and domestic violence
Oct 09, 2017

Kerri-Anne Kennerley, veteran television personality in Australia, has opened up about her tryst with cocaine during the early days of her career. Speaking to the Channel Seven’s Sunday Night, the Good Morning Australia legend admitted to have enjoyed the drug when she first tried it at a high-profile New York City party in the 1970s.