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A Language of Empowerment

By John Lavitt

The New Recovery Advocacy Movement, operating outside the constraints of anonymous programs, aims to destigmatize addiction and convey a message of successful and sustainable long-term recovery to people across the country.  MORE  

Kids Seeing Less Tobacco, More Booze in Movies

By McCarton Ackerman

Movies now feature far more drinking than smoking compared to 15 years ago, a study finds. MORE  

Thanks for Sharing, Roger

By John Gordon

Legendary film critic, screenwriter, author and recovering alcoholic Roger Ebert dies at 70. MORE  

Nicole Kidman Turns Down Nymphomaniac

By Bryan Le

The Eyes Wide Shut star quits Lars von Trier's sex addict movie after learning that the steamy scenes will be real. But Shia LeBeouf is down. MORE  

Whitney Houston Helped Sparkle Co-Star Play an Addict

By McCarton Ackerman

The late singer counseled actress Carmen Ejogo in her role as a drug-addicted rising star. MORE  

Should Movies Be Rated "R" for Smoking?

By Bryan Le

Automatic R-ratings would protect teens, who are heavily influenced by on-screen smoking, researchers say. MORE  

Spider-Man Villain Modeled on Meth Addict

By McCarton Ackerman

Actor Rhys Ifans says his character in the film is addicted—to transforming into a reptile. MORE  

Iron Man 3 Vetoes Alcoholism Plot

By Fionna Agomuoh

The famed "Demon in a Bottle" storyline will be left out of the new movie, says its producer. MORE  

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