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Could Substance Abuse Programs Help Actor Shia LaBeouf?

Substance abuse programs can help young actor, Shia LeBeouf, with his recent struggles with addiction. He has admitted to being addicted to a substance he referred to as “lean” which is another term for the drug commonly called sizzurp.

Shia LeBeouf Admits Addiction to Sizzurp

 Shia-LaBeoufThe actor made famous for his roles in such blockbuster films as Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull has recently admitted to his addiction to a substance referred to as lean or sizzurp. Substance abuse programs explain that this dangerous substance is consumed as a beverage and may include a cocktail combination of prescription cough syrup medication and other ingredients or may be prescription codeine and promethazine drank with soda and candy for flavor and color or again there are even more lethal substances that users utilize in concocting them. Whatever the recipe, these beverages are very dangerous and they include very addictive substances. This substance slows breathing and can be fatal if consumed in higher quantities of if consumed in combination with prescription drugs or alcohol.

The actor made a public tweet citing an addiction to the substance as the reason explaining his odd recent behavior.

Other celebrities have been found to be struggling with abuse and addiction to the substance as well including Justin Bieber and Lil Wayne who has been hospitalized several times due to seizures as a result of his codeine abuse.

Substance Abuse Programs Can Help Shia LeBeouf

 The actor can find peace from his substance addiction by entering a life of recovery. The best chances for successful recovery come from substance abuse programs. The main treatment method, psychotherapy, has been proven to be so effective due to the way that it works to find the underlying causes behind the addiction. Psychotherapy sessions are conducted between clients and therapists (cognitive behavioral, one-on-one) or with others as in the cases of family therapy and group therapy. Clients work on relapse prevention strategies to define clear plans of how they may maintain their sobriety and live healthfully as well as create positive and productive goals. Support group meetings are helpful in providing support as well as finding strength among peers. The life of a recovery is one based on health and stability and lifestyle counseling in substance abuse programs help clients to shape and discover their new paths.

 

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