Russell Brand: methadone is a bad way to treat heroin addicts

Comedian backs abstinence as route to recovery Russell Brand has no compunction about calling himself a junkie. “When it comes to the disease of addiction I’m no different from any other addict,” he says. The 37-year-old comedian was hooked on heroin during his 20s, eventually becoming clean through an abstinence-based recovery programme in 2002. But, […]


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