"It is impossible to capture a person in an obituary, and especially someone whose adult life was largely defined by drug addiction."
'The Real Housewives of Dallas' star Stephanie Hollman says she changed her drinking habits to help curb her depression. Doctors weigh in on her choice.
At a press conference for an upcoming movie, Lady Gaga stressed the importance of talking about addiction. 'I think what would be wonderful is that we intervene early in life when we see people struggling,' she said.
"Battling the demons and avoiding the triggers is a lifelong process," psychotherapist Kathryn Smerling tells Yahoo Lifestyle.
Sources tell TMZ that Demi Lovato's drug apparent overdose was fueled by a dangerous session of freebasing oxycodone mixed with fentanyl. Here's what you need to know about the dangerous practice.
The young woman, who posts as DisregardThisOrDont, wrote of her journey through addiction to recovery, "I realized the only way to get help is to ask."
Fentanyl deaths have become an epidemic in Canada, with police and health experts from all across the country warning the public of the drug’s devastating and potentially fatal effects. In Canada, the so-called overdose antidote is available by prescription only in a liquid form that’s administered via an intramuscular injection. Narcan works by quickly reversing the respiratory depression caused by opiates in an overdose.