So the world has lost a great talent and artist, and many fans are wondering, could something more have been done?
Addiction is complex. It is a chronic, primary, and progressive disease with multiple causes that affect the social, physical, spiritual, cultural, and emotional components of an individual’s life. Sometimes it is further complicated with a dual diagnosis of depression, bi-polar disorder or other mental illness. And the treatment methods that work for one person, may not be effective for another.
Now, I don’t know a lot about Amy Winehouse’s situation, but I do know that there is no easy answer here. Many talented individuals have been lost too soon to addictions, and the only sure answer is to keep trying to raise awareness about the deadly affects of alcohol and drug addiction.
Aurora Behavioral Health Services offers complete mental health treatment options, provided by highly trained professionals in a caring, confidential manner to meet individual and family needs. If you or someone you know needs help battling an addiction, contact us — online or by phone at 1-877-666-7223 — as soon as possible.