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Vivitrol blocks the brain’s opioid receptors, preventing the user from getting high or overdosing on any opioid drug.
He said that was just one of the many ways he funded his heroin addiction.
“The reason why treatment is so important is that we’re still dealing with addiction and addiction is a disease,” said Ikerd.
She said those that take Vivitrol will still have to work towards kicking their addiction through treatment, counseling and support meetings.
Alec Baldwin opens up about past battle with alcoholism, drug addiction
as declared in He added, “there was really, really a lot of pain in there, a lot of pain.”
Actor Alec Baldwin opened up about his past battle with alcoholism and drug addiction in an interview with “Good Morning America” anchor George Stephanopoulos, admitting that it was a “tough time” full of “a lot of pain.”
Watch Baldwin’s full interview with George Stephanopoulos on “Good Morning America” Monday at 7 am ET.
Baldwin writes candidly about his struggles with substance abuse and getting sober in his new memoir, “Nevertheless,” to be released April 4.
“I got sober when I was just about to turn 27,” Baldwin said.
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