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Do you know why celebrity endorsements are such a widespread trait in advertisements?
We love it because we can relate to celebrities who are paving new ways to a modern world.
This is why we like to see celebrities who have dealt with the same problem whenever we are in a difficult situation.
We like to see videos or read memoirs of their struggles so that they can get better insights on how to deal with these situations and then have some of the success stories to take reference from.
So, let’s talk about addiction! & most importantly, addiction recovery!
Yes, some celebrities have very openly talked about addiction and recovery!
They are not just brave enough to speak about these things openly but immensely motivating some who are still battling addiction.
This is one of the reasons why we should discuss these celebrities and their struggles.
In this excerpt below, we will be discussing a few of these celebrities who have seen the light at the end of the tunnel.
Who has been successful in proving that there is no failure when you have the determination and perseverance.
Plus, they have proved that there is life after recovery!
You can have it, too, with mental health treatment.
Why Addiction Recovery Is Always Possible
If you worry about going through recovery yourself or having someone else go through recovery themselves, then getting discouraged is incorrect.
If you are worried about withdrawal and how it will affect your psyche in holding the determination, then we are here to tell you that recovery is possible.
In a short while, we will be discussing the celebrities who were very much capable of making their recovery successful.
Meanwhile, let us understand what the things which are required for proper recovery are.
- A credible inpatient recovery center, if someone is suffering from dangerous addictions like drugs or opioids, getting them in an outpatient recovery center will eventually make them go cold turkey.
- A recovery center that provides exclusive treatment to all their patients. They thoroughly analyze the level of addiction and then give the appropriate treatment.
- The staff should be well equipped and know how to take proper care 24/7, especially during the withdrawal period.
- Post-recovery treatment options should also be available since some patients might still suffer from post-recovery withdrawal symptoms.
Celebrities Who Taught Us – ‘There Is Light At The End Of The Tunnel’
Whenever we embark upon the journey towards sobriety, holding an ironclad determination is very important.
Without that, we wouldn’t be able to go through the tricky part.
Talking to patients from all addictions, there is one common thing which I have often heard.
‘Words of motivation always help.’
Thus, we have shortlisted some of the best addiction recovery success stories in this excerpt below, and I am sure you would love them.
With this fresh motivation, you are now ready to conquer this addiction recovery.
1. Demi Lovato
In her own documentary’ Dancing With The Devil’, Demi Lovato very bravely talks about her journey in heroin recovery after she was all over the news for a heroin overdose.
It is almost impossible to believe that three years ago, this pop star and childhood Disney star was hospitalized and nearly battled death because of her drug overdose.
This is the power of recovery!
In her documentary, she openly admits her faults and shortcomings, which led to the drug addiction, and how she overcame it.
2. Robert Downey Jr
The Hollywood legend has his fair share of battle from drug and alcohol abuse.
This fine artist, who rose to fame as a child actor, immediately got the negative taste of fame when he started abusing drugs in his teens.
He even had some records of arrest for the possession of drugs, and even after all these turmoils, he was able to seek the proper treatment.
After recovery, the actor is at its epitome of fame, and there is no addiction holding him back.
3. Bradley Cooper
Yes, it was a hard pill to swallow!
To see such an upbeat actor who has always given us fun, positive vibes through his characters on the silver screen had a dark past.
However, in an interview, he clearly stated that most of the part played in his recent movie, ‘A Star Is Born,’ was method acting.
He was channeling some of his past when he was battling alcohol addiction.
Eminem is a name we all know!
He is opinionated talented, and no one makes better diss tracks than this world-renowned rapper.
However, he has never felt shy of talking about his past when he has battled pill addiction and even alcoholism.
It was only after his health drastically deteriorated that he planned to seek treatment, and in 2018 he celebrated his tenth year of sobriety and discussed how it has exponentially helped his mental health.
5. Mathew Perry
The fame of Friends got to her!
So did the pressure of pleasing everyone. This ’17 Again’ actor has openly stated how seeing his other co-stars from the series succeeding made him insecure.
Giving in to these insecurities leads to prescription pill addiction.
However, after a hazardous accident, Perry had this epiphany and started his journey towards sobriety.
6. Nicole Richie
Someone arrested for the possession of Vicodin and marijuana is now a mother and a fashion designer.
She helped us understand that you can overcome any challenge with the support of friends and family.
Is Recovery Always Possible!
Yes, recovery is possible if you put your heart into it!
You have already read and understood the several dilemmas these celebrities went through and how hitting rock bottom finally made them ask for that help.
You can ask for the required assistance before you hit rock bottom!
It is never too late when you want to recover and lead a healthy life!