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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘substance abuse’

Scott Stapp’s Wife Files for Divorce

The wife of embattled former Creed frontman Scott Stapp filed for divorce last month, and asked a judge in Palm Beach County, Florida to have the singer admitted to a substance abuse treatment facility. Jaclyn Stapp filed legal documents for divorce proceedings, dictating that Stapp threatened to kill himself and his AA sponsor, that he threatened to harm his family, …

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Michael Irvin’s Wife Becomes Center of Feud

On Saturday, life couldn’t have gotten much worse for Cleveland Browns wide receive Josh Gordon. The 2014 NFL-leading receiver was arrested for a DWI in Raleigh, North Carolina after initially being pulled over for speeding. Normally, a DWI wouldn’t be a huge offense for an NFL star. However, this is not Gordon’s first run-in with the police. Gordon has suffered …

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Keith Urban Feels Very Blessed For Nicole Kidman

Keith Urban may seem like he has it all. Not only does he having a stunning wife, he also serves as a judge for the number one American music competition American Idol, and has an extremely successful career as a country music superstar. However, his life hasn’t always been full of bliss. During a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Keith …

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Powdered Alcohol Not Approved by Feds

It was previously reported that powdered alcohol, or Palcohol, had been approved by the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Now the federal government said Monday that the label approval was done in “error.” The approval was granted on April 8, though has since been rescinded. “TTB did approve labels for Palcohol,” the Bureau said in a statement. …

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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 by a jury of second-degree murder, drunken driving and hit-and-run for the accident that killed 31-year-old Phillip Moreno in Torrance …

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Chiara de Blasio, Daughter of NY Mayor-elect, Admits to Drug Abuse

The daughter of New York City Mayor-elect, Bill de Blasio, has recently revealed her substance abuse and clinical depression in a YouTube video confession posted on Christmas Eve. Chiara de Blasio, 19, admitted to suffering from both during her entire adolescence. In a well-crafted and professional video produced by her father’s staff, she explains how drinking and smoking marijuana carried …

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Mayor of New York’s Daughter – Doing Drugs?

The New York Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio’s 19 year old daughter, Chiara de Blasio, has explained to the world in a YouTube video released today, Christmas Eve, about her struggles with drugs, alcohol and depression most of her life. Rumors have been circling the city about possible substance abuse for months with her father’s campaign doing constant damage control. Explaining …

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Brandon Browner, Seahawks Cornerback, Suspended Indefinitely

Brandon Browner, a member of the Seattle Seahawks, has been targeted again for refusing to comply with the NFL’s policy against drug abuse for players. Browner was already set to serve a lengthy suspension for breaking the NFL rules, although now it looks to be even more serious. While it was originally reported that Brandon Browner’s latest offense would only …

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Smoking, Drug Use Doubles Stillbirth Risks

Its been known for years now that pregnant women smoking and imbibing other harmful substances can put their fetus risk. A new study today shows just how serious that risk can be. The study, published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology, shows that smoking and illegal drug use more than doubles the risk of a stillbirth. This applies not just …

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Brandon Browner, Of The Seattle Seahawks, Receives One Year Suspension

Another NFL star has been slammed with a suspension. Brandon Browner, a defensive player for the Seattle Seahawks, will serve a one year suspension from the team, due to his violation of the team’s substance abuse policy. Brandon Browner is a cornerback for the Seahawks, and due to his breaking of the rules that are set by the NFL, as …

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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 entering rehab follows an incident in which he allegedly got into a fight in a bar, while drunk. On November …

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Internet Gambling and Substance Use Linked

With the click of a mouse or touch of a mobile phone screen gambling is now at our fingertips 24/7 with Internet play. With this increased access to gambling, are online gamblers more prone to risky behaviors than offline gamblers? A study published in Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking, led by Sylvia Kairouz of Concordia University, has compared people who …

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