GRANT DENYER Ad­dic­tion

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - Body and Soul - - REAL LIFE -

The Gold Lo­gie win­ner re­vealed his strug­gle with pain medicine ad­dic­tion after a car crash in 2008. “I wasn’t well men­tally, I was on pain med­i­ca­tion for a long time and I prob­a­bly wasn’t aware of the ef­fects,” he says. “I didn’t have the ed­u­ca­tion to deal with it. I was caught in that whirl­wind of emo­tions that meant I was at my low­est... I didn’t re­ally give a s*!# whether I lived or died. I reckon if I didn’t have my daugh­ter at that par­tic­u­lar point, I might not be here”. Denyer wants oth­ers to know about the “traps” that come with med­i­ca­tions and that it’s “a hard cy­cle to get out of”.

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