Russell Brand’s decade-long abstinence from drugs is hope for many others. In an article for The Guardian, Brand shares his struggle and success. Since his sobriety, Brand has been advocating for substance abstinence, and supporting the recovery of fellow alcoholics and drug addicts. His case shows that while the battle can be hard and long, there exist supportive circles of people that can make the struggle less difficult.
This is where rehabilitation centers become significant. Professional treatment services tailored to the individual’s situation are provided in such venues. For instance, the Midwest Institute for Addiction, a drug rehab in St. Louis, has established programs backed with approaches that take addiction and psychosocial factors into consideration.