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Addiction Recovery News 03/2011

Kent County addiction help centre opens
A one-time drug addict says he wants to repay his debt to society and help other addicts find their way back.

Fan Scam Lands Singer in Rehab
Dance Gavin Dance singer Jonny Craig has checked into rehab after fans of the band revealed how he'd conned them out of thousands of dollars

Lindsay Lohan breaks her silence in first post-rehab interview
Lindsay Lohan has broken her silence about rehab in her first interview since leaving the treatment facility.

Addiction or Bipolar? Examining the 'Passion' Of Charlie Sheen
Charlie Sheen's public meltdown/media blitz continues, with riveting interviews aired Monday on morning shows on NBC and ABC, a volatile, rambling conversation streamed on TMZ.com, then a more restrained appearance on CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight. Yesterday saw: Sheen threaten legal … Continue reading →

Rehab on hold with Morales under the weather
Rehab on hold with Morales under the weather

Katie Holmes Sues Star Magazine Over 'Drug Addiction' Cover Story
Katelyn Helgemoe Katie Holmes reportedly filed a $50 million libel lawsuit against Star magazine after the publication recently printed a cover story that insinuated she has a drug addiction. According to TMZ , the lawsuit stems from the cover headline, “Addiction Nightmare- Katie Drug Shocker!-The Real Reason She Can’t Leave Tom”. read more

Fishburne's daughter pleads guilty to assault, gets rehab
Laurence Fishburne's porn star daughter has been sentenced to rehab after pleading guilty to assault with a deadly weapon.

Katie Holmes fights drug use smear
Gossip magazine cops $50 million lawsuit over Katie Holmes drug addiction story.

Katie Holmes Sues Star Magazine for Drug Addiction Allegations
Katie Holmes filed suit against the publishers of Star Magazine on Tuesday, accusing them of libel over a January magazine cover that implied she was a drug addict, according to The Associated Press . In the lawsuit against American Media Inc., Holmes said the cover that featured the headline "Katie DRUG SHOCKER!" was not true and not supported by the story itself, according to the news agency ...

Katie Holmes sues tabloid for $50 million for drug addiction story
Katie Holmes's lawyer says he has filed a $50 million libel lawsuit against the U.S. tabloid Star for allegedly implying the actress abuses drugs. The publication's cover bears the headline "Addiction Nightmare -- Katie Drug Shocker -- The Real Reason She Can't Leave Tom."

John Galliano rehab bound after being dismissed by Dior
Color us not at all shocked.After Christian Dior announced on Tuesday (Mar. 1) that they were parting ways with their chief designer John Galliano,...

Local Rehab Center Reacts To Charlie Sheen’s Comments
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Charlie Sheen’s harsh words about drug rehab programs and Alcoholics Anonymous have some people concerned about the message he’s sending to millions of people. “There are thousands of people in the Pittsburgh [...]

John Galliano, Fired by Dior, Checks Into Rehab
The designer, who was fired from Christian Dior on Tuesday over his anti-Semitic slurs, will reportedly check into rehab immediately. But what’s next for Dior? Isabel Wilkinson reports.

Police: Codeine Addiction May Be Motive For String Of Pharmacy Robberies
CONCORD, Calif -- Investigators in Contra Costa County Tuesday said a drug addiction may be fueling a recent string of pharmacy robberies. In the past week and a half, three pharmacies have been hit in Concord, Clayton and -- this past Monday night -- in Pleasant Hill.

Sacked John Galliano is 'going to rehab': Question mark hangs over Paris show
John Galliano has been persuaded by friends to go into rehab after being sacked following alleged anti-Semitic drunken outbursts in a Paris bar.

John Galliano entering rehab?
Former Christian Dior chief designer was reportedly pressured to enter rehabilitation for an alcohol problems

Information about bipolar disorder and drug addiction
While Charlie Sheen, who is a recovering drug addict, has not been officially diagnosed with bipolar disorder, his actions have raised a discussion about two widespread problems in our society.

Designer Galliano headed to rehab
JOHN Galliano is headed to rehab in Arizona after a French court announced today the disgraced designer will appear in court to face allegations of making "racist insults".

How Addiction Can Control You
Just how powerful is a drug addiction? We spoke to Dr. Earl Weisbrod, who was addicted to prescription drugs for decades. He hit rock bottom when his dental license was taken away.

Doc Gooden set for 'Celebrity Rehab'
Former Mets pitching great Dwight ( Doc ) Gooden, whose battles with drugs and alcohol ruined his stellar career, is going to "Celebrity Rehab.".

Michael Lohan, More Tapped For Celebrity Rehab 5 Cast
The fifth season of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew is a go, with filming already underway. The seven celebs who’ll undergo treatment in the upcoming season (expected to land on air in early summer) are: Michael Lohan (celebrity dad) Michaele Salahi (The Real Housewives of DC) Amy Fisher (”Long Island Lolita”) Bai Ling (The Crow) Jeremy Jackson (Baywatch) Full press release on the new Rehab season ...

Sizemore at right stage of rehab process
Sizemore at right stage of rehab process

Protesters: 'Save our rehab' site
TARZANA - Nearly 100 heart surgery patients blasted Providence Tarzana Medical Center officials Wednesday for their decision to shut down a valued cardiac rehabilitation program at the hospital.

Rehab treatment for Galliano - reports
The fashion designer, John Galliano, is reported to have checked himself into an American rehab clinic after being sacked by Christian Dior for making anti-Semitic comments.

Katie Holmes sues Star magazine for drug addiction story
Actress Katie Holmes has filed a $50 million lawsuit against the publishers of Star magazine after the tabloid ran a cover story in January insinuating that she’s a drug addict. This post is found at Katie Holmes sues Star magazine for drug addiction story , originally published by The News Chronicle . If you are reading this post from some other website other than that mentioned above, please ...

Drug addiction derails teenager
A once-successful varsity athlete whose life spiralled out of control after he started using drugs hung his head in a courtroom prisoner's box Wednesday as he was sentenced to several months in jail.

Inmates' rehab gains influence in Supreme Court decision favoring Iowan
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in favor of second chances for a former meth addict from Iowa, paving the way for prisoners across the country to have their efforts at rehabilitation considered when sentences are revisited on appeal.

Michael joins 'Rehab'
Michael Lohan has signed up for Celebrity Rehab to receive treatment for anger management issues.

Late Port St. Lucie woman to be face of prescription drug abuse in St. Lucie
ST. LUCIE COUNTY — Whether it's face-to-face contact or through a billboard, the parents of a young woman who died because of her prescription drug addiction said they'll do what it takes to get their message out.

Michael Lohan, Real Housewives' Michaele Salahi Join Celebrity Rehab
Michael Lohan and Michaele Salahi are among the troubled celebs set to star on season five of VH1's [...]

Rehab center's director accused of inappropriate contact
Rehab center's director accused of inappropriate contact

Russian lawmaker urges more state funds to fight drug abuse
Russia needs to boost spending on drug addiction treatment as non-state organizations are unable to cope and often operate on the edge of the law, a member of the State Duma committee on health care said on Friday.

Addiction crisis center planned here
A drug and alcohol addiction “emergency room” that is being considered for Dalton would be associated with the world-renowned Teen Challenge rehabilitation ministry pioneered by the Rev. David Wilkerson, who wrote the 1963 book “The Cross and the Switchblade.” 

Woman Denied Long-Term Rehab After Crash
Many insurance companies deny latest in tramuatic brain injury treatment.

Sheen: Promises, Promises
Can the famous rehab facility in Malibu, California save Charlie Sheen again? They would like to...

Rehab centre helped put spring back in soldier's step
COLLINGWOOD -- Sgt. Jamie Mac- Intyre will have some spring in his step next Sunday, as he prepares for the starting gun to kick off the annual fivekilometre run in support of St. John's Rehab Hospital in Toronto.[...]

Can You Cure Yourself of Drug Addiction?
When asked recently on The Today Show how he cured himself of his addiction, Two and a Half Men sitcom star Charlie Sheen replied, "I closed my eyes and made it so with the power of my mind." Until last month, he was the highest paid actor on TV, despite his well-known bad-boy lifestyle and persistent problems with alcohol and cocaine. After the rest of his season's shows were canceled by ...

Heidi Montag: I'm Not Joining the Cast of Celebrity Rehab
The reality star denies a report that she's checked into treatment for a pill addiction to be on the show

Russian drug rehab centers criticized
MOSCOW, March 4 (UPI) -- Russia must increase spending on drug-addiction treatment as charitable organizations are overwhelmed and operate on the edge of the law, a lawmaker says.

Is Heidi Montag joining 'Celebrity Rehab'?
Heidi Montag may need a lot of things - and a new report suggests rehab is one of them.

Krzyzewski: Irving starting next phase of rehab
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski says freshman point guard Kyrie Irving has been cleared for "a few basketball-related activities" as he recovers from a toe injury that has sidelined him most of the season.

Ohio priest to rehab after video of drunken rant
A defense lawyer says an Ohio priest is ashamed of a police video showing him swearing, ranting and crying after an arrest on a drunken-driving charge and plans to enter a rehabilitation center.

Rehab centre helped put spring back in soldier's step
COLLINGWOOD -- Sgt. Jamie Mac- Intyre will have some spring in his step next Sunday, as he prepares for the starting gun to kick off the annual fivekilometre run in support of St. John's Rehab Hospital in Toronto.[...]

Fan Scam Lands Singer in Rehab Recap
Dance Gavin Dance singer Jonny Craig has checked into rehab after fans of the band revealed how he'd conned them out of thousands of dollars

Addiction survivors hold freedom fest
Some were down and out and homeless, others on the brink of self destruction through drug addiction.

Priest headed to rehab after drunken jail cell rant goes viral (VIDEO)
A disgraced priest in Ohio is leaving his church and headed to rehab after a drunken, obscenity-laced rant from a jail cell was captured on video and posted on the Internet.

Rehab residents looking forward to helping out
A group of residents from a rehabilitation centre in Christchurch is looking forward to helping out today.

Minister tours soldier rehab centres in US
The Minister for Veterans' Affairs says he is visiting rehabilitation centres in the United States to look at developments in treating wounded soldiers.

Mukilteo father turns grief over son's overdose death into action
After John Gahagan's son died of a drug overdose, the Mukilteo man made it his mission to educate addicted youths and their families.

"Celebrity Rehab" -- The Return of Steven Adler
Filed under: Steven Adler , Celebrity Rehab , Dr. Drew If at first you don't succeed ... try, try again -- and with that idea in mind, Steven Adler is going back for another season of " Celebrity Rehab " ... TMZ has learned. Adler appeared on season two of "Rehab" and the first season of the spin-off show… Read more

Last Modified: 03/2011