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Celebrities & Opioids

Opioid addiction is killing off our best and brightest…

Including our family members!

Drugs.com reports a list of celebrities who have died from opioids, or had opioids in their system at the time of death (see below).

We can all take a lesson from the famous people on this list. It doesn’t matter how smart, wealthy, funny, creative, or, likeable the addict is, this will not go away on it’s own. ADDICTION is not a will-power issue. I’ll say it again; ADDICTION is NOT a will-power issue! Opioid addiction (or any other for that matter) is a brain issue and, no matter how much a person may want to live a clean life, unless they accept help it simply won’t happen.

Call today 405-248-2124 for real help!

Addiction is treat-able and beat-able at Justin’s Lighthouse!

Opioid related deaths 

Name Notable Fame Cause of Death Drug Category When Age
Lil Peep American rapper and singer Overdose of fentanyl and Xanax Prescription drug 2017 21
Tom Petty American singer-songwriter Accidental overdose of medications including fentanyl and oxycodone Prescription drugs 2017 66
Prince Rogers Nelson Singer-songwriter Fentanyl overdose (accidental) Prescription drug 2016 57
Scott Weiland American musician, singer and songwriter Accidental overdose of cocaine, alcohol, and methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA) Illegal drugs and alcohol 2015 48
Philip Seymour Hoffman Actor Acute mixed drug intoxication, including heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines and amphetamine Mixed illegal and prescription drugs 2014 46
Joan Rivers Actress Therapeutic complication with propofol sedation Prescription drugs 2014 81
Cory Monteith Actor (Glee) and singer Toxic mix of heroin and alcohol Illegal drug and alcohol 2013 31
Lisa Robin Kelly Actress (That ’70s Show) Multiple drug intoxication Illegal drug 2013 43
Chris Kelly Rapper (Kris Kross) Fatal overdose, cocaine and heroin Illegal drug 2013 34
Justin Lewis Name-sake for Justin’s Lighthouse Recovery Fatal accidental overdose, hydrocodone (Lortab) Prescription drugs 1999 28


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