Robert Downey, Jr. and Drug Addiction

Robert Downey, Jr. and Drug Addiction

Robert Downey, Jr. is an actor who is known by all, which is not surprising because, over the course of his career, he has done it all. His listing on Internet Movie Database indicates that he has been an actor in ninety different productions since 1970, and he...
Purdue Pharma Settlement

Purdue Pharma Settlement

In a somewhat surprising turn of events, Purdue Pharma plead guilty to criminal charges this week for their reckless marketing of the drug OxyContin which many view as a primary cause of the devastating opioid epidemic in the United States. They also agreed to pay...
Addiction Recovery, the Immune System & Covid-19

Addiction Recovery, the Immune System & Covid-19

As someone in recovery from addiction, it will probably not surprise you to learn that active addiction can greatly negatively affect an individual’s immune system. Not only that, but even after a person gets clean and sober, he or she will likely experience a...
Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Curtis

Actress Jamie Lee Curtis has had a pretty easy life and she had a smooth rise to fame. She is an excellent artist in her own right, but the fact that she was born to two Hollywood greats – Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis – certainly gave her a boost along the...
Dock Ellis and his Drug Use

Dock Ellis and his Drug Use

Dock Ellis died in 2008 in Los Angeles, but this baseball player lived an incredible life and has a very amazing story. Although Ellis is perhaps best well known for throwing a no-hitter under the influence of LSD in 1970, he later quit baseball in 1980, entered...
National Recovery Month

National Recovery Month

National Recovery Month. This observance began in 1989 to recognize the achievements of those who have successfully broken free from addiction to drugs and alcohol. Further, it aims to recognize the hard work of people who work in the field of addiction recovery and...