Celebrity and Drug Addiction – Drug Rehab

Celebrity and Drug Addiction – Drug Rehab


>>Reporter: He could get that too…
>>Young Man: Yeah. Yeah, I mean he had all sorts of doctors all over, you know, Beverly
Hills, frankly, that you know like I said enabled him.
>>Reporter: Addiction experts say that’s both one of the perks and one of the curses
of being a celebrity.>>Dr. David Sack: People who are affluent
and who can afford to see doctors on their own, and pay for those visits on their own,
are going to have a greater ability to shop for medications.
>>Reporter: Psychiatrist David Sack is CEO of Promises Treatment Center, a successful
and well-known drug rehab clinic.>>Dr. David Sack: If you’re affluent and
successful, you can go from doctor to doctor telling your story and many doctors are naive
about the fact that their clients may be seeking drugs.
>>Reporter: Some of those close to Jackson say he had people around him who made sure
that the singer always had access to doctors and drugs.
>>Older Man: One part of my job was to find a local doctor…

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