Pain Pills Provoke Relapse

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After 6 years of sobriety, Melanie Griffith checked herself into rehab. After three knee surgeries, she was prescribed painkillers. The close contact with the control substance proved too much for the star.

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Antonio Banderas, her husband, spoke candidly regarding the relapse on the Ellen DeGeneres show. He said, “In March, she came to me and said, ‘I’m feeling a little bit weak in my determination for this … so I just thought to go to rehabilitation by myself.'”

It’s amazing to see the level of awareness Griffith has shown through this.

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