Suffering from a substance abuse problem at any age is not a life sentence. At Awakening’s for Women, our sober living facility for women provides a comfortable transitional living for those who have successfully completed rehab and are ready to move forward in their sobriety.
Although Hollywood does a great job of making celebrities appear to be flawless, there are many A List celebrities who have struggled with substance abuse and come out sober and stronger than ever. These sober famous women can inspire you to fight through your addiction and reclaim control of your life.
Demi Lovato. Famous actress and pop star Demi Lovato says there was a point at which she couldn’t go 30 minutes without cocaine. While battling mental health issues and a drug addiction, she had to work hard through rehabilitation. Today, Ms. Lovato is a vocal spokesperson for mental health and addiction treatment, and encourages all people to treat addiction as the deadly and serious disease that it is.
Angelina Jolie. Actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian Angelina Jolie says “I’ve done just about every drug possible. Coke, heroin, ecstasy, LSD, everything.” She describes the lows associated with the drugs, and how she gave them up for good years ago.
Mary J. Blige. One of the sober famous women that have admitted to abusing drugs to deal with her depression, she has since admitted that Whitney Houston’s death played a major role in ensuring that she stayed sober.
Stephanie Pratt. Star in The Hills and Made in Chelsea, Stephanie Pratt admits to smoking meth up to 13 times a day as a teenager. She battled depression, drug addiction, and an eating disorder throughout her teenage years. When recalling her methamphetamine use, she says “I was on the extreme level and addiction developed instantly.” The star now lives a life free of addiction.
Drew Barrymore. Admitting being a smoker by nine years old, an alcoholic by 10 years old, and a pot and cocaine addict by 12 years old, Drew Barrymore is a prime example of how getting help from a halfway house in Florida can help turn your life around.
Jamie Lee Curtis. With what started out initially as a painkiller addiction, Curtis recalls that she eventually started drinking to help ease some of her loneliness she felt. Since getting help for her drug abuse problem, she has maintained her spot as one of the most successful sober famous women.
Fergie. Now in her 40’s, Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie says at one point she was addicted to Meth. “I got into a scene. I started going out and taking ecstasy…From ecstasy it went to crystal meth. With any drugs, everything is great at the beginning, and then slowly your life starts to spiral down. [I was] 90 pounds at one point.”
It’s important to understand that an addiction does not mean you are doomed for life. If you or someone you love is struggling to escape an addiction, call our sober living facility for women today for help.