Celebrity rehab is it’s own world – luxury rehab facilities, repeated dramatic trips, and continued temptations haunt the scene. But many celebrities have success stories that mark rehab as the moment that turned it all around – they recognized that addiction in all its forms is a brain disease and that professional help can be transformative. These success stories offer hope for the millions of Americans struggling with various forms of addiction and counter the all to common story of celebrities who lost their lives to addiction.
Putting Painkillers Behind Her
Jaime Lee Curtis’s story has much in common with that of other addicts. The actress became addicted to painkillers after undergoing surgery, but marked over ten years of sobriety in 2010. What’s more, after seeking help, Curtis deems recovery to be the greatest accomplishment of her life, recognizing that change was vital to her happiness and wellbeing. [Read more…]