Pregnant Women Undergoing Methadone Treatment Caught in a Lose-Lose Struggle to Shake Addiction and Keep Their Kids

Methadone maintenance is the treatment of choice for addicts trying to wean themselves off opiates, but, for pregnant women, methadone can provide judges and caseworkers with the evidence needed to arbitrarily separate recovering addicts from their children. The Daily Beast's Rachel Blustain chronicles the struggle… »9/02/12 3:30pm9/02/12 3:30pm


Celebrity Rehab Is Light On "Celebrity" But Heavy On Drama

The second season of Celebrity Rehab »10/24/08 2:40pm10/24/08 2:40pm doesn't really have very well-known celebrities. For example, Rod Stewart's son Sean is there, as is Rodney King, Nikki McKibbon (from the first season of ), the first drummer of Guns 'N Roses (who was booted from the band for doing too many drugs, if that's possible), and a…

Rolling Stone Writer Convinces Us That Amy Winehouse Is Going To Die

Hot off the presses, "Up All Night With Amy Winehouse" in which Rolling Stone scribe Claire Hoffman wanders, unannounced, into Amy Winehouse's crack den in Camden and experiences the singer in her natural tin-foil, beer can, and lingerie box scattered environment. The details, while sordid, are not at all shocking for… »6/26/08 12:00pm6/26/08 12:00pm

Amy Winehouse: Tabloid Victim Or Carefully-Curated "Trainwreck"?

Singer Amy Winehouse is many things: gifted, destructive, depressive, dickmatized...but one thing she's not is inauthentic. In today's Salon, Winehouse is accused of blatant fakery by novelist James Hannaham. "She may be a tragic talent," writes Hannaham, "but she's also playing the part of the tragic talent."… »12/14/07 9:30am12/14/07 9:30am