Mackenzie Phillips on Klean Radio talks about Pasadena Recovery Center
American actress and singer Mackenzie Phillips opens up to Judah and Andrew about her book, trauma, relapse, EMDR, and recovery. Kristy calls in asking for help with her alcoholism and trying to go through withdrawal on her own. Andrew offers her treatment for free. Mackenzie talks about her new life working at the Pasadena Recovery Center and how she’s loving her life.
9 Things Everyone Should Know About Molly
The drug called Molly isn’t what most of its users think it is. If you Google “Molly,” many articles say the drug is “pure” MDMA, the active ingredient in Ecstasy.
Users often talk about the “purity” of taking Molly, as if it’s somehow better; after all, MDMA was originally developed as a medication to treat depression. But today’s Molly is most often not MDMA — in the last few years, the drug has become a toxic mixture of lab-created chemicals, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.
Lady Gaga says she was addicted to marijuana: Is pot addictive?
Lady Gaga recently admitted she had been addicted to marijuana, and used the drug to relieve stress from her life as well as to cope with a hip injury.
“I was living on a totally other psychedelic plane, numbing myself completely, and looking back I do see now that some of it had to do with my hip pain. I didn’t know where the pain was coming from so I was just in a lot of pain and very depressed all the time and not really sure why,” she said on the Elvis Duran and the Z100 Morning Show, adding she was smoking about 15 to 20 joints a day.
We Must Do Better in Helping Veterans with Alcohol and Drug Problems
The United States did a dreadful job in recognizing and addressing the alcohol and drug problems of Vietnam era veterans. In shameful fact, a significant percent of the nation’s homeless men are Vietnam—and now Gulf War—veterans who never got the help they needed when they got home. Research has shown that the start of heavy alcohol and drug use in Vietnam veterans was associated with exposure to violence in Vietnam. For many, drinking and drug use escalated rapidly as they self-medicated with alcohol and drugs to calm Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)-related arousal, increased rapidly when they came home and became a chronic and unremitting addiction.