The beloved stand-up comedian has been open about his struggles with addiction, and he has been sober since he was 23.
Dax Shepard Opened Up About His Drug Relapse This Year, And How Kristen Bell's Response "Saved His Life"
"I feel guilty saying this, but I still loved this year immensely."
"It has a huge impact on me, and it seems to work for the kids as well."
"My life has become something beyond my wildest dreams."
The Coronavirus Is Keeping Addiction Counselors From Their Patients. So The Industry Has Transformed.
"Our experience is this works. We are not waiting for this COVID thing to pass over. We are doing the work."
“We can blame the Ed Bucks of this world, but there’s nowhere for our people to go to get what they need.” Those on the frontline of the meth epidemic reveal what's blocking recovery for queer people of color.
Two black men were found dead from meth overdoses in the LA home of Democratic donor Ed Buck. In a new, three-part series, young queer men of color tell BuzzFeed News how rich white men are weaponizing the drug in a culture of exploitation and abuse.
The first increase in life expectancy since 2014 is largely due to a 4% decline in drug overdose deaths — the first such drop in 28 years.
A year before he died, my father called me and sounded different — like he was lost on a bender and wasn’t coming back.
I hope this show never goes off the air.
Recovery advocates fear the move will give the pharmaceutical industry a prominent seat at the table for shaping drug policy and addiction treatment.
In an interview with the New York Times about his upcoming memoir, Over The Top, he said that he is healthy and a proud “member of the beautiful HIV-positive community.”
A major investigation by BuzzFeed News and Channel 4’s Dispatches, has revealed the hidden epidemic of sexual violence, overdose, and death caused by G.
Colton Haynes Shared Hospital Photos On Instagram To Shine Light On Addiction, And Celebs Are Applauding Him For It
"I no longer want to project a curated life."
“The big problem is we aren’t testing for these cutting agents, and chronic health problems [they cause] by their nature only appear years later,” said an expert.
Austin Eubanks spoke about issues of addiction and trauma based on his experiences after the shooting.
When it comes to beauty, nature gave us a lot but not everything.
Little Falls, Minnesota, didn’t do anything revolutionary. They just made a real effort — and spent real money — treating addiction as a disease, not a crime.
We asked Juul users about addiction, nicotine withdrawal, and what it's like to try to quit using the trendy e-cigarette for good.
If you ever used the Juul and became concerned that you might be hooked, we want to know what that was like.
You may not know it yet, but you 100% have it.
Demi Lovato Has Clapped Back At Tabloid Reports About Her Recovery And Says She Is Grateful To Be Alive
"So newsflash: your 'sources' are wrong."
The kids are surprisingly alright.
The Woman Who Wrote A Powerful Obituary About Her Sister’s Opioid Addiction Says The System Failed Her
Kate O’Neill, who wrote about Madelyn Linsenmeir’s struggle with opioid addiction in a brutally honest obituary, told BuzzFeed News that she wanted to “put a face to this epidemic.”
“They’re thinking they’ll get what they need over here,” said a doctor who’s treated Americans with drug addictions in Tijuana.
“Computers and smartphones and the internet are everywhere, so you can’t run from it for very long,” John, a technology addict in recovery, told me. For more on this story, watch the new BuzzFeed News series Follow This on Netflix.
Beautiful Boy, Ben Is Back, and Boy Erased each offer a different take on the idealized white suburban son whose parents fail to see him as he really is.
“I think what would be wonderful, not just for artists but for the whole world, is that we intervene early in life when we see people struggling,” Gaga said at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Angela Kennecke's daughter, Emily, died of an overdose of fentanyl-laced heroin in May. Now she's sharing her story with the world.
About 15% of the population is way more hypnotisable than everybody else.
As a landmark support service is launched in London, one father who lost a son to the chemsex drug GHB told BuzzFeed News, “You realise you’re not the only ones.”
“It means that there's light at the end of the tunnel,” said one addiction expert. Opioid deaths are still on the rise, however.
All you need to know about the game taking over the internet and apparently ruining classrooms.
"Tonight I took to the stage a new person with a new life."
The World Health Organization just added "gaming disorder" to the list of diagnosable mental health conditions. We asked a psychiatrist what that means for Fortnite fans.
“What Anthony Bourdain did when he told everyone about his struggles with addiction and other mental health issues is make them feel that they could too.”
Jagged Little Pill is rough around the edges, but it feels so good (swimming in your stomach).
Fentanyl is turning up in heroin and cocaine, but most users don’t want it. And dealers “can’t make a living by killing off their customers.”
It's about time we talked about it.
"I knew that if I were to take my own life, that the pain would end."
“Yesterday, six years ago, I was drinking vodka out of a Sprite bottle."
Experts Are Fighting Over Whether A Popular Drug For Reversing Overdoses Is Actually Causing More Deaths And Crime
A controversial, unpublished study is suggesting that naloxone, a drug that reverses opioid overdoses, doesn’t save more lives and drives people to seek more dangerous highs. But some experts criticized the study’s approach and assumptions.
Despite all the gains LGBT people have made, a drinking problem remains within the community. BuzzFeed News visits the UK's first bar hoping to provide an alternative.
The FDA and FTC jointly warned 11 dietary supplement and homeopathy outfits to quit selling "illegal, unapproved" scam pills to treat opioid addiction.
"Learning that you're not alone is a major part of recovery."
What's made you stronger, happier, and healthier?
It would be unfair to place the entire blame for alcoholism in India at Bollywood’s door. But there appears to be an undeniable complicity.
A naturally essenced quiz.
I’m happy to see our culture beginning to take a more sympathetic view of addiction. But for me, progress is bittersweet. And, for all four of my mother's brothers, it’s too little too late.
Trump had promised to declare a national emergency in August. Overdose deaths have quadrupled from 1991 to 2015.
Si le temps passé devant les écrans vous crée un stress, vous avez besoin d'aide.
At a Rose Garden news conference, Trump re-upped on declaring a national public health emergency over the US epidemic of opioid drug overdoses.
If screentime is stressing you out, you should seek help.
Deaths from fentanyl and other synthetic opioids killed more than 20,000 people in 2016, doubling the previous year's rate, CDC data show.
Coshocton, struggling with addiction and job loss, is showing signs of hope.
"I know I can do so much better. I am made for so much more."
It's time to open up about your relationship with the mermaid.
It's not your fault they're always there for you!
Medicaid currently covers 3 in 10 people with an opioid addiction, and faces a proposed $830 billion cut. The new health care bill would, as written, be “a death sentence for millions of Americans,” said one treatment advocate.
”My boyfriend documented his first 30 days without drinking alcohol, and the changes were absolutely shocking."
In praising Miley, Demi also hinted that their alleged long-running feud is over too.
"I felt like I had, like, a blank slate."
"Don't end your life. At least give it 30 more years. Dekho, kya hota hai. Maje lo duniya ke."
A new study shows how long-term opioid dependence can start within just the first few days of a painkiller prescription.
Missouri Is The Only State In The US Where Doctors Have No Idea What Prescriptions People Are Getting
As medical groups fight to stop people from driving into Missouri to stock up on pain pills, one state senator — who happens to also be a doctor — stands in their way.
"It's hard, but so far so good."
Obesity is a medical condition, not an opportunity for comic relief. But when I express this emotion, the response is “chup be rondhu, yeh le samosa kha”.
Republicans and Democrats largely agree that addicts need more access to treatment, but clash on how to make that happen.
"I'm like a prisoner in my own body."
"I've been drinking coffee since I was seven."
Is your obsession ~grande~ or ~venti~?
"We have to turn the tide on this epidemic."
The first step is admitting you have a problem.
Prince's associates had called a prominent expert in opioid addiction treatment the day before he was found dead, an attorney said Wednesday.
It's been a long week, and a lot happened. We also found some fun photo essays for the weekend.
"I just wanted to tell the truth and help other people."
Living that ~charmed~ life.
New CDC guidelines tell doctors to stop prescribing opioids to most chronic pain patients. "Almost all opioids on the market are just as addictive as heroin," the CDC director said.
Cheese is my drug. Cheese is dairy, dairy dangerous.
Gambling addiction is on the rise in Britain, and the new betting machines might be part of the problem.
«LAISSEZ-MOI TRANQUILLE, MON SIM VIENT DE MOURIR.»
“My self-harm scars are over a year old today. I’m so happy that I made it.”
“My self-harm scars are over a year old today. I’m so happy that I made it.”
"This is not possible!"
Whether you live with mental illness or know someone who does, these books might help you make sense of it.
America is finally backing away from a failed policy of mass incarceration. A better approach treats substance abuse as a mental health problem, not a crime wave.
"You are worth your life."
Le photographe Eric Pickersgill a trouvé des gens qui regardaient leurs téléphones, a retiré leurs appareils, et il les a pris en photo en train de regarder, sans expression, leurs mains vides.
Brb. Coffee break.
This week, Katie Herzog explains how marijuana helped wean her off alcohol. Read that and others from Broadly, Dame Magazine, Love, InshAllah, and more.
For me, marijuana wasn’t a gateway to harder drugs. It was an exit ramp from my addiction to alcohol.
Christi Gibson said she found her husband's body in their on-campus home on Aug. 24. Being exposed by the hack, she told CNN, "carried such a shame, and he just couldn't see that."
"All that's left is a white ghost..."
From being permanently skint to hating yourself, addiction is like living in a house made of poor decisions.
"I don’t know if I remember my brother anymore. I think that the act of writing him, of making him, has become the memory."
Relationship status: coffee.
The #TalkShame campaign aims to encourage people to talk about shame and give a lifeline to those who need a community.
JK Keller est accro aux selfies depuis 1998.