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Celebrities Alcohol Addiction

There are many Hollywood celebrities ruined by alcohol.

The stresses from the glitz and glam ruin careers.

Alcoholic stars do not have privacy compared to the everyday average joe.

Hounded by paparazzi who document every move.

The intense spotlight leads many to become alcoholic stars.

Careers are ruined. Many succumb to their alcohol addiction and die.

Celebrities are not immune to addiction problems.

Here is a list of celebrities with alcohol addiction.

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Betty Ford

Betty Ford is the former wife of President General Ford.

She suffered from alcoholism and started a national conversation about alcoholism.

Many people did not see her silent suffering and were shocked to discover her secret.

After she recovered, she founded the Betty Ford Center.

She became a prominent voice for thousands of other closet drinkers to seek help for recovery.

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Andre The Giant

Andre The Giant is best known for his wrestling career. Andre drank mass quantities of alcohol. He suffered from diabetes and high blood pressure. Combined, these health conditions increased his risk for heart attacks and heart failure. Alcoholism damaged his heart muscle, and he died from heart failure at the age of 46.


Lindsey Lohan

Lindsey Lohan’s breakdowns are arguably more famous than her movies. News reports and paparazzi followed her relentlessly to document her downward spiral. She suffers from alcoholism and relapsed many times throughout the years. She committed to a long-term program to support her efforts to stay sober. Her struggles with treatment may have saved her life.


Amy Winehouse

With her rise in fame, Amy Winehouse developed a reputation as a party girl and frequently drank alcohol. Her song “Rehab” addressed her refusal to receive treatment. In 2006, she was admitted into treatment. During one of her concerts, witnesses report that Winehouse was highly intoxicated. She spiraled further out of control and was never able to complete a treatment program. The singer died tragically at the age of 27 from alcohol poisoning.


Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe has been open about his excessive drinking while filming “Harry Potter.” He turned to alcohol to cope with the pressure from his job. He confessed his fears about his career after the franchise came to an end, which fueled his addiction. Thankfully, Daniel is now living a clean and sober life.


Robin Williams

Robin Williams struggled with alcohol and depression throughout his life. Sadly, he took his own life. Robin William’s death sparks a national outcry. His death shocked the public.  He was a beloved actor and an advocate for so many people.


Verne Troyer

Troyer was born with achondroplasia dwarfism, which caused him to stop growing at 2’8”. Troyer was best known for his role in Austin Powers as “Mini-Me.” He suffered for years from alcoholism. The actor had entered numerous treatment programs for alcoholism without success. He drank himself to death—ruled as suicide by alcohol poisoning.


Jeff Hanneman

This famous guitarist’s career was ruined by chronic alcoholism. He died from alcohol-related cirrhosis in his liver. After his guitar career ended, he could not accept his fate. This inability to cope fueled his downward spiral into the heavy consumption of alcohol.


Jon Bonham

Led Zeppelin’s drummer John Bonham died on Sept. 25, 1980. He was 32 years old. Bonham was well-known for his drinking problems, both in private and in public. Alcoholism cost him his life. He began binging early in the day on Sept. 24. He drank all day until he finally passed out. He never woke up. Sadly, it was revealed during his autopsy that he died choking on his vomit, asphyxiation due to massive alcohol consumption. His death was ruled an accident. The coroners reported that he drank an equivalent of 40-ounces of vodka in less than 12 hours. Bonham’s death ended with the group Led Zeppelin.


Ben Affleck

When we hear the word “alcoholic,” most imagine a disheveled and distressed person walking around. Affleck is successful, wealthy, and one of Hollywood’s elite. He certainly does not fit the typical stereotype of an alcoholic. Ben openly admitted in interviews that he suffers from alcoholism.


Effects of Alcohol Abuse

Even if you are not regularly consuming alcohol, you can still experience its short-term effects. Binge drinking is a dangerous habit that will cause you physical harm. Overindulgence will lead to alcohol poisoning.

Drinking too much overtime can cause chronic physical and mental health issues. Chronic heavy drinking is associated with many serious health problems. Conditions such as liver issues, hepatitis, fibrosis, and cirrhosis can develop over time. Chronic drinking can lead to psychiatric syndromes. You can struggle with alcohol-induced depressive, bipolar, and sleep disorders. If you feel like you cannot quit drinking on your own, you may have an alcohol dependency problem.


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Resurgence Behavioral Health accepts many different payment methods. No one should face a crisis of addiction alone. We have an instant insurance verification program that can inform you of what services are covered. Our staff will advocate for your treatment by reaching out to your insurance company on your behalf. You are not alone—we want to see you succeed!

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Treatment for Alcohol Addiction

Alcoholism must be treated by abstaining from alcohol.

There have even been celebrities ruined by alcohol.

If you are struggling with the desire to quit drinking, you are not alone.

Alcoholism can affect anyone at any point in their life.

Breaking free from alcohol dependency is possible with the right treatment.

With the right support, you can recover.

If you or someone you love is suffering from alcoholism, reach out to Regency Behavioral Health.

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