Whitney And Xanax? Let's Make The Conversation Bigger

The Great Equalizer: Addiction, Whitney And Changing The Conversation

By Angela Youngblood, Patch blogger

I get all kinds of fired up when a celebrity dies from an overdose of prescription pills. The media coverage is nuts for a couple weeks. Then it goes dark. Until the next celebrity dies.

But here's the thing, addiction is the great equalizer. Rich, poor. Fat, thin. Good looking, not so good looking. A celebrity, a nobody. Everyone can be an addict.

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