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Co-Occurring Disorders

Double or Nothing: The Two Diseases That Want Me Dead

My depression didn’t entirely cause my alcoholism, but it certainly played a key role.

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Music

No Map or Compass

The feeling of that first sip changed me into everything I was not: confident, brave, careless, fearless and most importantly, accepted by all the people I looked up to.

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Alcoholism

A Temporary Suicide

How do you square that madness of loving what alcohol does to you for a few hours while suspecting that it’s killing you?

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Hollywood Legends

8 Legendary Celebrities Who Died from Alcoholism

For these and so many icons whose careers were cut short, fame, talent, beauty, and wealth were not effective armor against the onslaught of alcohol use disorder.

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Ace Frehley

Ex-Kiss Guitarist Ace Frehley Details Phone Call That Made Him Get Sober

“She goes, ‘Dad, it’s time to stop.’ She goes, ‘You better call your sponsor and tell them to take you to a meeting tonight.’”

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Addiction News

Morning Roundup: Aug. 20, 2019

Patrick Kennedy on Saoirse’s courage to speak up about mental health. 100+ possible cases of vaping-related lung illness under investigation. MDMA treatment of alcoholism yields “encouraging” results.

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Advanced Alcoholism

Thousands Of Cases Under Review After Judge Accused Of "Severe Alcoholism"

More than 2,700 cases may be affected by this turn of events. 

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Addiction News

The Lumineers Explore Alcoholism In Jarring Music Video

The storyline for the video was inspired in part by frontman Wesley Schultz’s own experience with a loved one living with alcoholism. 

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Addiction News

Kit Harington of "Game of Thrones" Enters Rehab

Harington is reportedly being treated for “stress, exhaustion and also alcohol.”

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Addiction News

Can Psychedelics Help You Kick Alcohol?

Results of a new survey have convinced some researchers that psychedelics had “the potential for dramatic change.”