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NEW OPIOID PSAS GET MIXED REVIEWS

PSAs against drug abuse can often be heavy-handed, and if you’re trying to steer kids away from drugs, you don’t want to create something that people will make fun of on YouTube years from now. In response to the opioid crisis, a new set of PSAs have been created, and they’ve already gotten a mixed … Continued

Alcohol Addiction and Driving

Once we get used to driving our cars instead of using public transportation or Uber and other similar services it becomes difficult for some of us to refrain from driving even when we know we might end up drinking some alcohol on that evening. Usually, we think we’ll only have a drink or two, and … Continued

EMINEM HITS HIS TEN YEARS SOBER MARK 

Backstage at Coachella, Eminem was photographed holding up his ten-year sobriety medallion, which he proudly shared with the world on Instagram. His announcement got over 1.6 million likes, and the famed rapper has indeed come a long way.     *As the Fix reports, Eminem was taking Vicodin, Valium, Ambien, and Methadone. “I used to get … Continued

NEW OPIOID PSAS GET MIXED REVIEWS 

PSAs against drug abuse can often be heavy handed, and if you’re trying to steer kids away from drugs, you don’t want to create something that people will make fun of on YouTube years from now. In response to the opioid crisis, a new set of PSAs have been created, and they’ve already gotten a mixed review … Continued

THE DEATH OF KATE SPADE RAISES THE IMPORTANCE OF MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS 

It’s a tremendous shock that renowned fashion designer Kate Spade has died at the age of 55 from suicide, and the same afternoon a big outpouring of sympathy and mental health awareness hit the web.    As the L.A. Times reports, “Though no official reports said that Spade suffered from mental illness, Twitter users quickly jumped in the fray … Continued

THE ADDICTION STRUGGLES OF CHAMPION SURFER ANDY IRONS 

There’s a new documentary out about the late champion surfer Andy Irons called Kissed By God. The late comedian John Belushi once described heroin as like “kissing God,” and perhaps the title is a reference to this metaphor, and the reviews for Kissed By God are calling it a strong cautionary tale against addiction.     The film … Continued

HOW ROSEANNE TACKLED OPIOID ADDICTION BEFORE IT GOT CANCELLED 

The rise and fall of Roseanne was a remarkable phenomenon considering very few shows from the past come back and become as big, if not bigger than they were in their initial run. It would also have one of the most unprecedented falls of any television show in history when it was abruptly canceled after the show’s star, Roseanne Barr, unleashed several racist tweets.  … Continued