I always felt like an outsider.
Sober Celebrities Share their Journey towards Recovery
I just lived in my head. I realized I wasn't going to live up to my potential, and that scared the hell out of me. At age 14, Farrell started his drinking as a social endeavor.
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As he got older, his nights grew longer. He would leave his friends and go home only to drink more.
From his first big-screen debut on The Outsiders in , Lowe had been exposed and consequently subscribed to the so-called luxuries of boozing and drug using as a young celebrity. His habit of heavy drinking spiraled into a scandalous sex-tape, which further led him to reevaluate his life, his priorities, and his sense of self-worth. He has now been sober for 25 years and counting, and is a strong believer that recovery begins with oneself: "Problem is, people go into rehab and they're not ready. You want to get sober for your parents, you want to get sober for your job, you want to get sober for the cops, you want to get sober to protect your image.
A lot of good reasons, by the way, but unfortunately, the only thing that works is that you have to want to get sober for you.
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He relapsed only one month later, but the near-death experience left him shaken. In , the rapper hospitalized himself; he went through rehab, and further completed the step process of a recovering addict. He has remained sober ever since, and highly attributes that sobriety to his daughter, to his fans, and to his sponsor, Elton John , who had also been a subject of celebrity addiction and recovery himself. He was actually one of the first people I called when I wanted to get clean. I love leaves now, man.
It's Always Okay To Be Me: A Journey to Recovering Lost Hope by Danielle Marie Bergan
Hollywood has continuously tried to tiptoe over the truths of addiction, but now sober celebrities are revealing all of its imperfections and its challenges. They are also sharing their message for hope: recovery is possible. Recognition that one needs help, and that one subsequently seeks that help, is one of the first steps to getting there. Many individuals battling addiction do not want to admit they have lost control, or that they have a problem to begin with.
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It can happen to you or a loved one. It is important to be educated.
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