Book Review: A Piece of Cake by Cupcake Brown

A writer reviews A Piece of Cake by Cupcake Brown, which chronicles Brown's life, from her tragic upbringing to being addicted to drugs to overcoming addiction.

A Rocking Collection of Inspiring Songs Related to Recovery

There are a great number of songs about active addiction, and many people have been able to connect through the experience of knowing what addiction feels like.

Making News Now: Bath Salts

Bath salts is a common name for designer drugs containing MDPV (methylenedioxypyrovalerone), which can cause violent behavior and intense hallucinations.

Book Review: The Basketball Diaries by Jim Carroll

One writer reviews The Basketball Diaries, a riveting first-person account of Jim Carroll's decent into drug addiction as a teenager in New York during the 60s.

Book Review: Girl Bomb: A Halfway Homeless Memoir

One writer reviews Girl Bomb: A Halfway Homeless Memoir, a harrowing tale of a 15-year old's struggles with an abusive home life, homelessness and addiction.

2011 Celebrity Related Deaths

Each year, drug and alcohol-related deaths claim the lives of many, including celebrities. Here are 6 celebrities whose lives came to an end in 2011.

Drunkenland: A View Into Alcoholism

One writer details the horrific experiences of 8 different families dealing with problems caused by alcoholism in the book, Drunkenland.

The 6 Most Addictive Substances on Earth

Half of the substances on this list of addictive substances are legal. Read on to find out which one is the most addictive of them all.

10 Inventive But Ultimately Failed Drug Smuggling Methods

As drug trafficking laws in many countries get tougher than ever, drug dealers are finding more and more creative ways of smuggling their illicit merchandise.

2009 Celebrity Drug Related Deaths

So far, here are the celebrities whose deaths this year have something to do with drugs, both legal and illegal.