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A Year After Alcohol Overdose, Sum 41's Deryck Whibley Gets His Life Back on Track

Sum 41's Deryck Whibley, a Year After Alcohol Overdose: 'I'm in the Best Shape of My Life'

Originally posted 04/08/2015 04:30PM

Nearly a year after Deryck Whibley almost killed himself from drinking too much alcohol, the Sum 41 lead vocalist now says he's "in the best shape" of his life and realizes "there's this whole world out there."

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Jon Hamm Completes Rehab for Alcohol Abuse | Jon Hamm

Jon Hamm Completes Rehab for Alcohol Abuse Before Mad Men Premiere

Originally posted 03/24/2015 10:20PM

His character Don Draper, is famous for his demons, and it turns out Jon Hamm has been battling his own, too.

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Liza Minnelli Enters Rehab for Substance Abuse | Liza Minnelli

UpdatePosted 03/19/2015 07:55AM

Liza Minnelli Enters Rehab for Substance Abuse

Originally posted 03/18/2015 08:30PM

Liza Minnelli has been admitted to a treatment facility for substance abuse, PEOPLE has confirmed.

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Parks and Recreation Co-Executive Producer Harris Wittels Dies: Amy Poehler and More Pay Tribute

Originally posted 02/20/2015 10:05AM

[BRIGHTCOVE "20902901" "" "peoplenow"] Following a possible overdose, Harris Wittels was found dead in his Los Angeles home on Thursday night, reports Entertainment Weekly. He was 30.

At the Unite4:Humanity event in Beverly Hills on Thursday, Parks and Recreation star Amy Poehler paid homage to Wittels during her acceptance of the unity award: "So, here's my daily life – today, I lost a friend. I lost a dear, young man in my life who was struggling with addiction and died. Just a few hours before we came," she said.

"Jane [Aronson] and I sat and talked about it. I'm sharing it with you because life and death live so close together and we walk that fine line every day and at the end of the day when things happen in our lives, we turn to people that we love, and we look to our family and our community for support, and we lean on people in a hope that they will ease our pain," Poehler finished.

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Were Drugs Involved with Bobbi Kristina Brown's Near-Drowning?

Were Drugs Involved with Bobbi Kristina Brown's Near-Drowning?

Originally posted 02/03/2015 02:50PM

Bobbi Kristina Brown watched as her parents, Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, struggled with substance abuse issues over the years. And among friends and family, her own struggles were well known.

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Lance Armstrong: If I Could Go Back, I Would Probably Dope Again

Lance Armstrong: If I Could Go Back, I Would Probably Dope Again

Originally posted 01/26/2015 06:30PM

Lance Armstrong claims he would never dope today. But if he had to go back in time, the 43-year-old cyclist who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles would probably do it all over again.

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Ex Scandal Star Columbus Short: 'I Was Struggling with Drugs' | Columbus Short

Ex Scandal Star Columbus Short: 'I Was Struggling with Drugs'

Originally posted 12/10/2014 04:30PM

Columbus Short, who lost his job on ABC's Scandal and has faced a number of legal woes, admitted Monday that substance abuse was to blame for his problems.

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Bradley Cooper on Bulking Up for American Sniper: 'I Did It Naturally' | Bradley Cooper

Bradley Cooper on Bulking Up for American Sniper: 'I Did It Naturally'

Originally posted 12/02/2014 02:05PM

Bradley Cooper's buff bod is all natural.

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Tom Hanks's Son Reveals Cocaine Addiction, Says He's '50 Days Clean'

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Tom Hanks's Son Reveals Cocaine Addiction, Says He's '50 Days Clean'

Originally posted 11/26/2014 01:15PM

Chester "Chet" Hanks, the eldest son of Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, has revealed that he entered rehab for an addiction to cocaine – but is now "50 days clean and sober from everything, including alcohol."

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