Rock-A-Holics assemble! It’s time for another edition of Group Therapy.
Addiction is a terrible thing. We live in an age with a full awareness of excessive drug use, and the poor decisions that can go along with that condition. It’s perfectly normal to see a weekly news item about a celebrity going to rehab, or being busted with drugs.
People on drugs do funny things sometimes, and that makes it easy to forget how messed up their lives have become. If it’s entertaining and seemingly harmless, we can occasionally look the other way.
The actor Tom Sizemore has struggled with addiction in a very public way, including a stint on the TV series Celebrity Rehab. It looked like Sizemore was headed in the right direction, but a new video has revealed his recent abuse of heroin and crystal meth. It doesn’t get better from there.
Let’s talk, America: How do you feel about the addiction culture we find ourselves in? Is it better to shine a light on the problem, or are we just numbing ourselves with exposure?