The High-Functioning Alcoholic

Understanding this Hidden Class of Alcoholics from a Professional and Personal View

The Shock of the Shock of Celebrity Addiction-Related Deaths

The recent reported drug overdose and death of Philip Seymour Hoffman led me and a friend to discuss why these types of deaths are still so surprising to people and why so much attention is paid. Each time that I hear about a celebrity alcohol and drug-related death, it has an impact on me and millions of others. Read More

Celebrity addiction

Perfectly stated; a "perfect storm".

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Sarah Allen Benton, M.S., L.M.H.C., LPC, is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and author of Understanding the High-Functioning Alcoholic: Professional Views and Personal Insights.

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