From Idol to Dream Girl to a prostitute with a heroin addiction, The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete stars Jennifer Hudson like youâ€™ve never seen her before! CelebTV caught up with the star who told us what she learned while researching the character…
The 12 Steps are a widely accepted set of guidelines for individuals to use during addiction treatment and throughout recovery. Last week we discovered through Step One that our lives have become unmanageable and that we need help with our addictions.Read More
In Step Four we write down a moral inventory of all of our wrongdoings. Then, in Step Five, we share our moral inventory with our higher power and another human being—probably the most difficult of the steps.Read More
An estimated 20 million people throughout the United States are currently in addiction recovery. These individuals continuously learn how to adapt and navigate their new lifestyle while faced with many challenges along the way.
While each will have a different and unique set of needs and obstacles, there is one thing everyone in addiction recovery requires—a solid support system.
I felt like I was once again part of the fellowship, part of something way bigger than me. I was home, with family as I like to say.
Ed Murray/The Star-Ledger SOMERVILLE â€” After more than four years of incarceration on charges of sexually assaulting and killing a Bridgewater woman in her backyard, Rocky DiTaranto was released today after accepting a plea deal that dismisses the…
The number of people who say they have used heroin in the past year jumped approximately 53.5% to 620,000 from 2002 to 2011.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
A few short months of abuse was all it took before the deadly effects of heroin claimed the life of 20-year-old Jeremiah Lyman.
It was not long after graduating from High School that Lyman began to abuse prescription pain relievers. Like many addicts, the high he got from prescription drugs reached its limit and drove him to try heroin.Read More
Applicants bidding on a second casino license for Philadelphia had a chance to show off their proposals to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.Â Six groups are seeking the remaining casino license in Philadelphia. Casino mogul Steve Wynn says his…
Individuals that have reached addiction recovery often credit working the 12 Steps as the key to maintaining long-term sobriety. We have discussed Steps One and Two in the past couple weeks and are now ready to work Step Three.Read More
COMPLETE BERGEN TAKE BACK LIST: Police departments throughout Bergen County will take aim at Wyckoffâ€™s record haul from April in this weekendâ€™s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The nationwide event gives citizens the seventh opportunity…