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What can I do if nothing is helping my depression?updated: Thu Jan 28 2010 12:51:00

What else can I do? I have tried antidepressants, therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, rational behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, a treatment center in Arizona. My kids are now 11 and 10. I feel like I have missed their entire lives. My wife is fed up. I joined Alcoholics Anonymous in 2004. That is not working, although I'm not drinking ... no serenity, no peace, no happiness. House has been on the market for a year. Job is miserable. One doctor says, " No meds." Another says, "Go back to a treatment center." Another says to "do my dishes." I feel so lost. ... 40 years old and I'm at the end of my rope. Please help. Stephanie Pratt Sentenced to Three Years Probationupdated: Thu Jan 07 2010 19:51:00

DUI charges are dropped against The Hills star in a plea deal

Velez-Mitchell on new bookupdated: Fri Oct 09 2009 10:44:00

HLN's Jane Velez-Mitchell talks with Nancy Grace about 'iWant' and her struggles with addiction. Jason Bateman Compared His Life to Risky Businessupdated: Wed Jul 08 2009 18:48:00

Fueled by drink and drugs, the former child star, now 40, had a turbulent past

Former drug addicts find new fixation on triathlonsupdated: Fri Jun 05 2009 14:35:00

When rehab and Alcoholics Anonymous meetings didn't work for Eddie Freas, he sought another way to kick his 20-year drug and alcohol addiction.

Alcoholism: What you might not knowupdated: Fri Jan 30 2009 12:59:00

Concerns about alcohol abuse have been making headlines this week.

Have I drunk enough to cause liver cirrhosis?updated: Wed Dec 24 2008 11:13:00

I am a 28-year-old male, about 5 feet 9 and 235 pounds. Most of the extra weight is in the midsection. I do exercise three to four times weekly, but I love to eat. My question is, I have had elevated liver enzymes on and off (usually on) for about three years. During my four years of college, I drank A LOT of alcohol. I would say about 12 drinks a day, every day for four years. I still drink a day or two a month (and yes to the point of intoxication). I know this is not a good behavior and has its dangers. But I would like to know how likely it would be that I have already started liver cirrhosis from my drinking. Any advice on anything above would help. Thank you all very much.

Review: Hathaway dazzles in 'Rachel'updated: Fri Oct 03 2008 19:57:00

Remember when actresses really lit up the screen? Anne Hathaway rekindles memories of Bette Davis and "Klute"-era Jane Fonda in Jonathan Demme's new film: barely a scene goes by without her pulling on a cigarette.

Shaking babies can killupdated: Fri Aug 15 2008 16:39:00

Shaken Baby Syndrome: What is it and how can you avoid it? CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports. Mel Gibson Completes DUI Probation Termsupdated: Thu Feb 14 2008 11:23:00

Mel Gibson completed the probation requirements from his DUI arrest, with the judge telling him Wednesday: "Now, you're on your own." General Hospital's Kirsten Storms Pleads No Contest to DUIupdated: Wed Nov 07 2007 18:09:00

Kirsten Storms, who stars on General Hospital, pleaded no contest Wednesday to one misdemeanor DUI charge in a Van Nuys, Calif. court. Lindsay Lohan Doing 'Very, Very Well' Says Dad Michaelupdated: Mon Oct 15 2007 07:02:00

When Lindsay Lohan leaves Utah to finish filming Dare To Love Me in Los Angeles, she will have round-the-clock help staying sober, her dad said. Keith Urban: Motorcycle Accident Caused by Paparazziupdated: Tue Oct 02 2007 11:04:00

Keith Urban was en route to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting in Sydney on Monday when he got into a motorcycle accident while being followed by a photographer, he said in a statement.

Are you obsessed with your job? updated: Wed Sep 26 2007 09:11:00

It's 9 p.m., and you're still at the office. Lindsay Lohan Booked For DUIupdated: Mon May 28 2007 14:10:00

Lindsay Lohan was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Saturday after her convertible struck a curb, and investigators found what they believe is cocaine at the scene, police said.

A portrait of an online gamblerupdated: Thu Jul 20 2006 09:15:00

The habit started seemingly innocent enough, buying scratch tickets at local liquor stores and gas stations 10 years ago. But a few years later, he would find himself -- night after night -- in a Kinko's FedEx store. He wasn't there for the copiers, but for the Internet connection. And he was in trouble.

Money Magazine: How can I spend more money?updated: Tue Apr 18 2006 11:40:00

I'm 26 and I'm a compulsive saver. For the past five years I've saved over 70 percent of my net income, and I don't make that much. I track all my spending and have tried to budget "minimum" monthly spending levels, but I can't seem to meet them. I don't consider myself cheap, just frugal. And all my hobbies - music, games, sports - tend to be low-cost. Do you have any suggestions on how I can spend more money?

Fortune: THE HOTTEST PRODUCT IS BRAND X updated: Mon Sep 25 1989 00:01:00

''For big churches, the traditional denominations have outlived their usefulness. They're like labor unions.'' So says Fred Smith of the Leadership Network, a resource group for large churches foun...

Fortune: WORKAHOLICS ANONYMOUS Spending so much time on the job that you're ruining the rest of your life? Some suggestions for managing updated: Mon Aug 14 1989 00:01:00

Sail a paper airplane out a window these days and you're likely to hit a person rushing to or from a gathering devoted to helping those in the grip of some sort of addiction. So-called 12-step prog...

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