| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:22 PM
After writing about mental-health crisis training for police last week, I got an outpouring of response from people who've been impacted by mental illness. I mainly heard from frustrated parents who feel like they have no place to turn for their sick sons...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:33 AM
For the first time in more than four decades, the drug lysergic acid diethylamide -- better known as LSD -- has been the experimental adjunct to psychotherapy in a controlled clinical trial approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. And a newly...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:41 AM
David Cassidy is talking about his alcoholism in an exclusive interview with Closer Weekly. His photo decorates the cover with the headline "I'm lucky to be alive."
"I am not ashamed, and alcohol does not define me," the 63-year-old "Partridge Family"...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 7:06 PM
In life, Paul Walker was a private man, by Hollywood standards. In death, his affairs have become much more public.
Witness the attention around his mother's new legal bid for guardianship of his 15-year-old daughter, Meadow. Court papers were filed...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Philip Seymour Hoffman's death from an apparent heroin overdose on Feb. 2 has prompted a wave of news reports, think pieces and remembrances. But NBC News seems to be pushing things further.
The network has published a story about the contents of the...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 11:44 AM
Q: I've never admitted this to anyone, but I'm beginning to wonder if I'm drinking too much. It's not like I'm drunk very often (I'm not), but I need a few drinks to get through the day and a few more to calm down at night. Do you think I'm in danger of...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Dennis Rodman has checked into an undisclosed alcohol rehabilitation center to treat his long-time struggle with alcoholism, his agent says.
Darren Prince declined on Saturday to say which facility will treat Rodman and how long he will be there....
| Feb 7, 2014
| 11:04 PM
Leigh Steinberg smiled as he looked at the people who showed up for his book signing event at the Fashion Island Barnes & Noble Thursday night.
"I'm happy to be back home, finally," Steinberg said.
He explained that he has been promoting his new book,...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:32 PM
The biggest moment out of Elizabeth Vargas' "The View" interview wasn't her admissions, but rather the times Barbara Walters interrupted her to say "we all knew" about the alcohol problems...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 8:44 PM
Academy Award winner Philip Seymour Hoffman, one of the most acclaimed character actors and ambitious performers of his generation, was found dead of an apparent drug overdose inside his New York apartment on Sunday, police said. He was 46.
| Feb 2, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Academy Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead of an apparent drug overdose inside his New York apartment on Sunday, police said, adding that two glassine envelopes containing what police suspected to be heroin were found near his body....
| Jan 28, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Ask people who work too many hours — as in, all the time — why they do it, and one of two responses is likely: a blank stare followed by denial because they have no idea what you are talking about, or complete silence because they are lost...