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Rob's Highs and Lowes

By Camilla Davies

Rob Lowe has overcome addictions to sex and alcohol. He talks about how he has gone on to enjoy a successful career post recovery. MORE  

How I Became a Master Thespian Via a Sober Acting Program

By Suzy PetchEam as told to Kate Schmier

I moved to New York to study acting—that's when I started using drugs, eventually working my way up to heroin. But thanks to a sober acting program, I am finally thriving after 15 years of addiction. MORE  

McGruff the Crime Dog Sentenced to Lengthy Stint in Prison

By Shawn Dwyer

Actor John R. Morales had crime take a 16-year bite out of him after pleading guilty to drug and weapons charges. MORE  

Philip Seymour Hoffman, RIP

By Maddy Demberg

Why am I choking back tears when an actor I never knew personally dies of an overdose? MORE  

'True Blood' Star Joe Manganiello Sober For 11 Years

By McCarton Ackerman

The star revealed both his addiction to alcohol and his sobriety, as well as being bullied as a child, in an interview with HuffPost Live. MORE  

Relapsing Comes With a Price For Actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers

By McCarton Ackerman

The long-troubled star finds incentive to stay sober MORE  

The Dry Drunk

By John Dee

Being a drunk was bad, but quitting on my own was even worse. I lasted two years as a dry drunk before finding AA, not a moment too soon. MORE  

Gerard Depardieu Banned From Driving After DUI

By Victoria Kim

Paris courts fine the actor and suspend his license over last year's scooter DUI. MORE  

James Gandolfini, An Impossible Act to Follow

By McCarton Ackerman

The much-loved Sopranos star dies of a heart attack at 51, after a celebrated career and a history of drug problems and sobriety. MORE  

Jude Law Has Never Taken Any Drug

By McCarton Ackerman

Due to his strict upbringing, the actor won't even take over-the-counter painkillers. MORE  

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