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Scott Stapp was Put on Psychiatric Hold, Fears ISIS

Scott Stapp was Put on Psychiatric Hold, Fears ISIS

By Mike Fossum November 29, 2014

Former Creed frontman Scott Stapp was put on a mandatory 72-hour psychiatric hold in mid-November, after authorities found him alongside a Florida road, seemingly intoxicated, and rambling about how he believed someone was attempting to poison him. Stapp, 41, gained …

Man-On-Car Murder Sentencing Postponed

A California woman who drove two miles while drunk through the Los Angeles suburb of Torrance with a dying man on her windshield has had her sentencing for murder charges postponed. Substance-abuse counselor Sherry Lynn Wilkins, 52, was found guilty …

Elizabeth Vargas: Did Hubby Cheat on Her? Elizabeth Vargas: Did Hubby Cheat on Her?

Elizabeth Vargas was secure about her rehab stint and admitted she was an alcoholic when she returned to work with her colleagues at ABC News. Now a rumor says her husband, Marc Cohn, had an affair while she was away …

Amanda Bynes Sentenced To 3-Year Probation For DUI Amanda Bynes Sentenced To 3-Year Probation For DUI

Troubled young actress Amanda Bynes struck a no-contest plea deal to reckless driving in a court case that originates from her DUI charge in 2012. She was arrested for getting into a fender bender with a Los Angeles County Sheriff. …

Bradley Cooper Talks Past Drug and Alcohol Abuse Bradley Cooper Talks Past Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Bradley Cooper may have been more accustomed to the Hangover lifestyle than fans will ever know. The American Hustle actor recently shared details about his personal life in the January 2014 issue of GQ Magazine. He discussed his ongoing battle …

Elizabeth Vargas Back On TV, ‘I’m An Alcoholic’ Elizabeth Vargas Back On TV, ‘I’m An Alcoholic’

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Elizabeth Vargas made her television return this week following a lengthy rehab stay, admitting publicly that she is an alcoholic. Vargas entered rehab last fall, and actually returned home once prior to completing her program, believing she was ready to …

Elizabeth Vargas Speaks Out: "I Am an Alcoholic" Elizabeth Vargas Speaks Out: "I Am an Alcoholic"

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ABC News anchor Elizabeth Vargas is embarking on a new journey, and its alcohol-free. On Friday, Jan. 24, the 51-year-old television journalist returned to TV for the first time since her stint in rehab last fall for alcoholism, says Hollywood Reporter.  …

Trace Adkins Being Treated For Alcohol Abuse Trace Adkins Being Treated For Alcohol Abuse

They say “once an alcoholic, always an alcoholic.”  After 10 years of sobriety, country music hitmaker Trace Adkins has checked himself into a rehabilitation center after falling off the wagon. His spokesman made the announcement on Thursday. The 52-year-old country …

Josh Brolin Checked Into Rehab For Substance Abuse Josh Brolin Checked Into Rehab For Substance Abuse

Josh Brolin has certainly had some trouble throughout his career, and it was recently reported that he is heading to rehab. The 45-year-old actor, and son of James Brolin, has checked into rehab in northern California. The news of his …

Professor Aims to Create a Pill That Gets You Drunk
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Have you ever wished that you could get the buzz that comes after a few drinks without actually drinking? Even people who don’t necessarily like drinking a lot often find themselves in situations where they want a few drinks to …

Binge Drinking Linked to Increased Stroke Risks

Though the health repercussions and costs of binge drinking have been known for years, researchers are just now coming to grips with how the practice can affect the human body. A new study has now revealed that binge drinking, even …

Alcohol-Preferring Gene Found in Rats

The National Institutes of Health this week announced that it has discovered a gene link in rats selectively bred to prefer alcohol. Researchers believe the new findings could eventually help reveal the genetic component of alcoholism in humans. The study‘s …

Study: Alcoholism, Eating Disorders Linked by Genes
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Alcoholism and eating disorders have both been found to have a genetic component for those at risk. Now, a new study has shown that these diseases may actually be linked to each other genetically. The study, published in the Journal …

Binge Drinking Costs Billions, Says CDC

Americans love their beer, and the recent rise in specialty spirits and microbreweries means more choices than ever. However, alcohol consumption could be costing U.S. states billions in healthcare and other costs. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

Billy Joel: Depression, Drinking Caused by 9/11
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Just over one decade ago, singer Billy Joel entered rehab for a drinking problem. He followed that up with trip to the Betty Ford Center in 2005. Now, Joel is opening up about his depression, his drinking, and why he …

Eddie Van Halen Opens Up About His Addiction

Eddie Van Halen’s struggle to control his addiction to alcohol has been an issue since he first started playing music in front of large crowds. In the upcoming issue of Esquire, Van Halen put some of the blame on his …

American Indians File Lawsuit Against Big Brewers

Five of Americas biggest brewers are the subject of a $500 million federal lawsuit filed by Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota. The tribe is claiming that the brewers intentionally added to the problems of an already vulnerable population. The …