Celebs: They’re just like us! And that means they too struggle with mental health disorders, addiction and abuse. The following list will tell you about a few celebrities who went to rehab at some point in their lives. Some have gone multiple times – addiction is different for every individual – but they all keep striving to get better, and that’s what’s important. Relapses didn’t cause these stars to give up.
If you struggle with substance abuse, eating disorders or mental illness of any kind, you might be considering rehab. Perhaps others have staged an intervention for you. While these things are uncomfortable, know that you’re not alone. These celebrities have been through the exact same experiences and came out stronger than ever.
Ben went to rehab for alcohol abuse in 2001 and again in 2017.
Selena says she voluntarily went to rehab in 2014 to seek help for her mental illness.
Jon Hamm went to a 30-day treatment program for alcohol abuse in 2015.
Demi went to rehab for drug and alcohol abuse in 2010 and has relapsed multiple times. She’s currently sober and is committed to staying that way.
Efron used to use alcohol and cocaine as social lubricants. He completed a five-month treatment program in 2013 and has been sober since.
Lohan has gone to rehab for drug and alcohol abuse multiple times.
Famous for playing Jon Snow in “Game of Thrones,” Harington went to rehab in 2019 to treat his alcohol abuse.
Eva Mendes went to rehab for “personal issues” in 2008.
Bam of “Jackass” fame has gone to rehab multiple times for alcohol abuse, the most recent being in August 2019 when Dr. Phil referred him to a treatment center.
Mary-Kate went to rehab in 2004 for an eating disorder after a family intervention.
Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino
The Situation of “Jersey Shore” fame went to rehab in 2012 to overcome his addiction to prescription pain medications.
Actress Tara Reid spent 60 days in rehab for alcohol abuse.
The famous actor who played Chandler in “Friends” went to rehab three times to get help for an addiction to alcohol and pain medication. He went in 1997, 2001, and 2011.
Demi Moore has battled alcohol and substance abuse for many years and has been to rehab multiple times. She recently discussed her substance abuse struggles with her daughters on “Red Table Talk” with Jada Pinkett Smith.
David Bowie was big into cocaine like many people in the ’70s. He went to rehab and quit cocaine that decade.
Drew Barrymore came from a famous family of actors and was essentially thrust into the Hollywood party scene as a child. She went to rehab at age 13 and again at age 14. She is now sober and thriving.