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Celebrities Who Sought Out A Successful Drug Treatment



Celebrities Who Sought Out A Successful Drug Treatment
Substance abuse is a really disturbing issue that is ravaging our world currently. People are so lost in their daily lives that they sometimes feel that they need a break from all the hectic schedules. And sometimes in these moments, they start experimenting with something that they do not completely understand and often end up jeopardizing their lives.

It usually starts with a bit of a peer pressure or perhaps as a one-time thing. But we often fail to realize how it has suddenly become a regular part of our lives. From an outsider point of view, it might seem how absurd it is for people to try out things that is harming them. But if you ask the addicts the reason to start is usually very simple and their need to continue is based on a false understanding of how it is actually helping them. And the thing is that almost anybody can fall prey to it. A great example would be our beloved celebrities whom we hold in really high esteem. The following examples show how easy it is to ruin one’s career with some avoidable mistakes, but it does not mean that you cannot get your life in control again. Let’s have a look at some of the celebrities who braved against their substance abuse and emerged a changed person.

1. Angelina Jolie

Well, let us begin with one of the biggest names in the Hollywood industry. Angelina Jolie is a famous actress with many successful blockbusters to her name. Along with that, she is also a very strong, independent, and outspoken woman who is striving for many humanitarian causes. But even she has had a stint with drug abuse, during her early life as an actress. Due to her busy schedule and lack of personal life, she was a victim of anorexia and depression. Often to escape the realities of her life, she used to take the help of various hallucinogenic drugs. According to her, they were one of the darkest times for her as she was doing almost every type of drug in existence. But those days are behind her, as she came clean by going into rehab to get her addiction in control.

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2. Eminem

Eminem is a familiar name when it comes to drug abuse. This legend in rapping suffered through many hardships in his childhood and early years, which put him in depression. These issues invited an onslaught of drug abuse which left him crippled emotionally and socially. Only a medical intervention could save his life because of various drug overdoses. But he managed to get his life around once he found a new reason for living for his daughter and two foster daughters. He managed to overcome his challenges by completing his rehab treatment.

3. Ed Sheeran

It seems quite hard to believe that our favorite singer who has earned so much respect for his songs could be on this list. But our singer has had some troubles with his drug problem. Ed Sheeran had spoken about his drug abuse in his recent interviews. He spoke about how he was slowly slipping into the pitfalls of drug abuse. It was a tough time for him and his career. He took a year off to get some rehab and that has worked wonderfully for him. He is back again with his scintillating songs and record albums.

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4. Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel is one of the most prolific actors to have seen his life go down the drain because of a drug overdose and substance abuse. He faced a lot of criticism from his directors, who refused to work with him because of his drug habits. His alcohol problem escalated to the point that he had to be admitted to a rehab center in the late 1980’s. They were some of the trying times for him, but he is come out of all the vices and is doing much better. He has starred in numerous movies since then and also won awards for his skills.

5. Daniel Radcliffe

This might come as a major surprise to a lot of people who have grown up to the adventures of Harry Potter. Because of his public life he started slipping into depression. The problem became bigger with each consecutive success of the Harry Potter franchise. His alcohol dependence became worse too. He had many breakdowns which put him in a really dark place. But our favorite actor has come a long way since then. With proper care and exercise, he has left his drinking days behind.

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6. Kristin Davis

Kristin found success quite early in her life. But she also suffered from an acute stage-phobia. To get over that she started drinking in small amounts. With time her dependency made her into an alcoholic by her mid-twenties.

Fortunately for, she got a lot of support from her family and friends, who enrolled her in rehab sessions and yoga classes. It worked and she has not had a relapse ever since.

Drug abuse and alcohol dependence can strike anybody. What matters are our choices on how to deal with it!

Hi, my name is Erick Ycaza. I have a BA in Advertising & Graphic Design. This blog is to provide you with daily music news and share my personal style.

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