Artists and Addiction | TalentDevelop

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A number of people, including artists, use and abuse drugs, substances and activities to the point where they risk addiction and limit their creative work.

Actor and recording artist Demi Lovato is “doing well three years after going to rehab for drug and alcohol addiction” she told an entertainment news program.

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Creative People, Trauma, Addiction: Colin Farrell – The Creative Mind

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“Basically, I’d been fairly drunk or high since I was 14.” Colin Farrell

Why do so many creative people use and abuse drugs, often to the point of addiction? There is of course no easy answer, but one of the factors for many people may be childhood trauma.

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