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More Retired Women Are Being Treated for Alcoholism

By Victoria Kim

Over the past five years, there has been a substantial rise in older women recovering from alcohol abuse. MORE  

Former Nurse Shares Story About Beating Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

Mandi Sveom managed to overcome her addictions to alcohol and painkillers. MORE  

'Transparent' Actor Jeffrey Tambor Raises Awareness About Mental Health and Alcoholism

By John Lavitt

The actor attended a Houston benefit, where he revealed his own struggles with alcohol and mental illness. MORE  

Is Nalmefene the 'Magic Bullet' for Alcoholism?

By Paul Gaita

After spending decades in testing limbo, nalmefene may finally prove to be a viable option to curb heavy alcohol consumption. MORE  

Actress Elizabeth Peña's Death Caused By Alcohol Abuse

By Shawn Dwyer

The La Bamba actress died from cirrhosis of the liver due to alcohol. MORE  

My One Step Program

By Nick Dothée

When you start to realize that the life you’re living looks vastly different than the clear picture you’ve been painting since age six, the drinking is no longer fun, but rather necessary for survival, and then finally, just plain sad. MORE  

U.K. Addiction Treatment Plan For 'Mild Alcoholics' Sparks Debate

By McCarton Ackerman

Almost a million people in the UK will be eligible for nalmefene. MORE  

Phil Collins Says He 'Nearly Died' From Drinking

By Paul Gaita

A host of health and personal problems led the Grammy-winning performer to fall down the well of addiction to alcohol and prescription drugs. MORE  

Diego Maradona Admits Past Drug Use Has Caught Up to Him

By McCarton Ackerman

The Argentinian soccer legend admitted that his cocaine and alcohol abuse hindered his potential while damaging his health. MORE  

'Curly Sue' Child Star Reveals Adult Alcoholism In Blog Post

By McCarton Ackerman

The former child star wrote about her struggle with addiction on the website Lil' Mamas. MORE  

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