partnership for a drug-free america
Melissa Gilbert says the holidays can be an especially hard time on teens. Credit: Arnoldi/X17online.com Melissa Gilbert has spoken candidly about her own drug abuse and battles with alcohol, and, recently, the "Little House on the Pra...The TV icon says the holidays can be a trigger time for teens.
Melissa Gilbert is living sober. Credit: Andrew H. Walker/Getty ImagesFrom starring as a child in the beloved role of Laura Ingalls to last year's release of her book "Prairie Tale," in which she writes honestly of her drug binges and alcoholis...From her role of Laura Ingalls to last year's release of her book "Prairie Tale," in which she writes honestly of her drug binges and alcoholism, Melissa Gilbert has lived much of her life in the spotlight, and now she's using her celebrity to help keep kids off drugs.
A study recently published in the Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine reports that as many as one fifth of college students are abusing painkillers and prescription drugs to get high. Also according to the report, students who take such...