The Vancouver coroner’s office revealed recently that “Glee” star Cory Monteith had in fact died from “mixed drug toxicity, involving heroin and alcohol.” Putting an end to the speculations surrounding Cory Monteith’s untimely death.
Cory Monteith’s Death
The 31-year-old Glee actor had been struggling with substance abuse problems since he was a teenager. He even checked himself into a drug rehab in March for a 30-day program. Unfortunately there was rumor that Monteith did not have an aftercare plan in place and would relapse, eventually leading to his death.
Substance Abuse Problems
At 13, Monteith says he skipped school to drink and smoke pot, and by the age of 16 he was already suffering from drug addiction. At 19, Monteith would attend his very first rehab after his mother and friends staged an intervention, He would return right back to drugs before being ordered to face jail time after stealing a significant sum of money from a family member if he didn’t get clean. In 2009, Monteith got his big break; he would land the role of the hit FOX TV show Glee. He would continue to try and stay clean and sober throughout his career.
Ironically enough, Cory Monteith’s death was a direct result of drug abuse and his real life struggles with drug addiction mimics his final role as a drug addict in a new movie called the “McCanick.” Director Josh C. Waller expressed that he originally wanted to a “teeny little drug guy “for the role and went on to say “when I met with him, he wanted to do it so badly. He was very vocal about his past, and said he wanted to tap into things from his youth that he hadn’t been able to use as an actor yet.”
Nobody would know the extent of Montieht’s drug addiction, because now he had enough money and support to control his substance abuse. The problem with drug addiction is that it progresses. It would continue to spiral out of control and ultimately leads to jails, institutions, or death if the person is not willing to change and actually try recovery.
Drug Addiction Help
It does not matter how much talent you have, money you make, or if you are a super star or on skid row, the disease of addiction does not care. Cory Monteith’s death, as well as the lose of many other celebrities, has proven that the disease of addiction can kill anyone. Many times those who have everything tend to seek help later because of all the resources at their disposal, how many actors and actresses right now have died or are struggling with addiction right before our eyes? Don’t let material possessions enable you or your loved one to die from addiction, there is hope, and there is help for those who want to recover. Call us today to find out more about addiction treatment and how to recover from drug abuse: 1-800-861-1768.Tags: celebrities addicts, glee, rock stars in recovery, sober celebrities