CELEBRITIES AND DRUGS
Society tends to pay attention to this ever-increasing problem when someone famous dies, but every day, more and more lives are being taken by addiction, and we never hear about. I hope this sheds some light on the stigma that surrounds addiction, and the value of life for that matter.
Whether you live on Park Avenue or a park bench, addiction doesn’t discriminate. Following is a list of 50 memorable celebrities who have passed away from overdoses or substance-related incidents.
News, social media and word of mouth have brought to light the recent overdose of Demi Lovato. In case some of you don’t know who that is, Demi is a multi-platinum singer, songwriter and actress. She has starred in Disney movies and has become an idol to many through her music.