Joe Walsh Opens Up On Addiction At NCADD Gala

Joe Walsh recently opened up about his journey with addiction at the fundraising gala held by the NCADD earlier this week. After performing a few songs of his own, including “Life’s Been Good,” Walsh spoke about facing the challenges of addiction and eventually overcoming them all. Walsh, who has been sober for nearly 25 years, said that the main reason why he started doing drugs was that he was a “scared” and “stupid” teenager who hoped to perform onstage with confidence. He said that taking the drugs made him feel more confident until he came to the realization that he had become addicted to them. “My higher power became vodka and cocaine,” he said, also sharing that he eventually joined Alcoholics Anonymous, where he met “some old timers” who showed him that he is “not a unique individual, one-of-a-kind person…just an alcoholic.” The icon received the Adele C. Smithers Humanitarian Award by the NCADD for his outstanding efforts to raise awareness about the issue of drug and alchohol abuse. Copyright(c) 2018 All Rights ReservedLess «

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