Dave Herman, an MMA fighter with the UFC, failed to pass a drug use test following a recent match-up in Brazil. Disciplinary action on the part of the UFC includes a six-month suspension and Herman’s voluntary entry into a pre-approved drug rehab program.
When relapses occur in spite of outpatient drug rehab efforts, it could be time to consider an inpatient facility that offers long-term programs. In many cases there is a strong correlation between the amount of time invested in sobriety and the longevity of recovery. Long- term drug rehab can be more costly, but for the [...]
Ryan Leaf, a former NFL quarterback may be spending 15 months in lockdown in the state of Montana. Leaf has pleaded guilty to breaking and entering and also possession of illegal painkillers.
Drug cartels are now attacking sources of commerce to send a powerful message. The way law enforcement responds to such attacks could make or break the groundwork for future similar incidents.
In yet another celebrity rehab story involving prescription medications, Grey’s Anatomy star Eric Dane has voluntarily admitted himself into a center to treat what is reported to be a prescription painkiller addiction. Dane’s story, however, also makes headlines because it is a demonstration of recovery and addiction prevention during a time when national attention is [...]
When you start searching for treatment for alcohol or drug abuse, you discover very quickly that there are many options out there – and it can get confusing. Private drug rehab describes those treatment centers that usually have more amenities, a more relaxed and home-like environment, and are often private pay. This does not mean [...]
What was once considered a baffling wave of senseless shootings at drug rehabilitation clinics across Mexico is beginning to make frightening sense as the smoke of gunfire clears.
Although alcohol and drug addiction treatment and management is often linked with hospitals, private residential rehab centers have been found to increase the likelihood of successful, lasting recovery. The major advantage of private treatment centers is the relaxing, homelike environment where patients can focus on recovery in comfort.
Every now and then a celebrity seems to implode in public, but no one has done it quite as spectacularly as Charlie Sheen. After spending more than $500,000 on escorts and drugs within a six-month period and then being hospitalized twice in nine weeks, the 46-year-old actor insists he can cure himself of addictions without [...]
“I was able to see what I wanted to do, I could see the opportunity, even when others could not, and I stay committed to doing it, and doing it well, no matter what.” – Magic Johnson, retired American professional basketball player, won five National Basketball Association (NBA) championships, one of the 50 greatest players [...]