19 Celebs Who Were Honest About Their Journeys With Addiction And Recovery

    “The drugs thing, it was a hell of a lot of fun…until it wasn’t."

    Addiction is a debilitating condition that so many people face — almost 21 million Americans deal with at least one.

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    Most people at least know someone who suffers from an addiction, but it's often not talked about in our culture. In an effort to help break barriers associated with addiction, here are 19 celebs who have been super open about their experiences!

    1. Demi Lovato

    2. Robert Downey Jr.

    3. Danny Trejo

    4. Drew Barrymore

    5. Daniel Radcliffe

    6. Dax Shephard

    7. Matthew Perry

    8. Simon Pegg

    9. Elton John

    10. Jamie Lee Curtis

    11. Carrie Fisher

    12. Eva Mendes

    13. Brad Pitt

    14. Justin Bieber

    15. Zac Efron

    16. Samuel L. Jackson

    17. Fergie

    18. Naomi Campbell

    19. And finally, Jane Fonda

    If you or someone you love is struggling with an addiction, here are some resources that might be of help:

    Find an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting group near you here.

    Talk to a representative from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) on their free, confidential, 24/7 national helpline by calling 1-800-662-HELP.

    Or if you or someone you love is having suicidal thoughts, call or visit the Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.