The Horrors of Heroin

Posted by on Feb 13, 2014

The late actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman, fearing for his life due to alcohol and drug abuse, admitted himself into rehab at the young age of 22. Several years later, at the age of 46, he was found dead on Super Bowl Sunday, February 2, 2014 in a Manhattan apartment with a syringe still stuck in his arm. Hoffman, who won an Oscar for portraying the author Truman Capote in the 2005 film “Capote,”...

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Cory Monteith (Glee): Another Tragic Substance Abuse Ending

Posted by on Aug 26, 2013

Cory Allan Michael Monteith played the roll of Finn Hudson, jock turned show-tune singer in Fox’s hit television series Glee. Born in Calgary, Canada, and raised in Victoria, Canada, Monteith was a troubled teen with a substance abuse problem from age 13. After an intervention by family and friends, he entered drug rehabilitation at age 19 and began rebuilding his life. On March 31, 2013,...

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