Celebrity Addiction News
March 23, 2020
drug takeback program

Start of Statewide Drug Take Back Program in Illinois

With a rise in the number of prescription opioid overdose deaths, many are calling for a statewide drug take back program in Illinois.
March 19, 2020

The Most Common Relapse Triggers & How to Deal with Them

Relapse is not uncommon for recovering addicts, but if you can recognize these common relapse triggers and learn how to deal with them, you may be able to avoid it.
March 10, 2020

Using Opioid Education for Children to Combat an Epidemic

The opioid epidemic has been a major problem, but opioid education for children could be part of the solution. Find out what people are doing to educate the youth on opioids and how this could help.
March 4, 2020

How to Support Your Child’s Sobriety Correctly

Watching your child get addicted and go through rehab isn’t easy, but their journey is just beginning. Learn more about how to support your child’s sobriety so that you can both look toward the future.
February 28, 2020

The Physical Signs of Addiction

If you suspect your loved one could be abusing drugs or alcohol, you should look for the physical signs of addiction to confirm and then get them help.
February 17, 2020
sober birthday cupcake

Celebrating One Year of Sobriety

Celebrating one year of sobriety is important, so our Gilman rehab is sharing some insight on the best ways to celebrate your first sober birthday.
February 5, 2020
woman coping with dehydration during detox

Recognizing & Coping with Dehydration During Detox

Dehydration during detox is a very real possibility. Learn how to recognize the signs of dehydration in detox, as well as some ways to try and avoid it.
February 3, 2020
writing goodbye note

Breaking Up with Addiction: Writing a Goodbye Letter to Addiction

Stop letting drugs and alcohol control your life. Here is why you should write a goodbye letter to addiction and how to go about it.
January 23, 2020
women exercising in addiction recovery

Exercise & Addiction Recovery: Benefits of Exercise in Addiction Recovery

Exercise is an important part of being healthy for the average person, but for someone trying to get sober, the benefits of exercise in addiction recovery should not be understated.
January 16, 2020
woman smiling

How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution of Sobriety

New Year’s resolutions can be challenging, but your sobriety is too important to let fail. Follow these tips on how to keep your New Year’s resolution of sobriety this year and for many years to come.
May 9, 2019
addiction in movies

What the Movies Get Wrong About Addiction

There are many movies about drug abuse such as Requiem for a Dream, A Star is Born, Beautiful Boy, Trainspotting, and Basketball Diaries. Here’s what many movies get wrong about addiction and sobriety.
May 9, 2019
Sackler family and opioid addiction

The Sackler Family’s Opioid Epidemic

The Sackler family was once respected for its philanthropic work, but now the family is at the center of multiple lawsuits claiming the family was more involved in Purdue Pharma’s OxyContin sales than previously suspected.
April 24, 2019
celebrity overdose

Celebrities Who Survived Overdoses and Got Sober

Overdoses can be deadly, but these celebrities survived their overdoses and are now sober after getting professional addiction treatment. Demi Lovato, Eminem, and Lamar Odom are celebrity overdose survivors who are now sober or working on sobriety.
April 23, 2019
sober guys on jersey shore

The Sober Guys on Jersey Shore

The cast of Jersey Shore gained their fame for their partying and antics at the namesake location. As the stars have grown, they’ve begun to focus on their health and long-term happiness beyond The Shore. Jersey Shore’s Ronnie Ortiz-Margo has opened up about his own struggles with alcoholism and depression.