I cannot accurately convey the efficiency of heroin in neutralising pain. It transforms a tight white fist into a gentle brown wave, and from my first inhalation 15 years ago it fumigated my private hell. A bathroom floor in Hackney embraced me like a womb, and now whenever I am dislodged from comfort my focus falls there. Russell Brand | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

And then there was Williams’ well-documented addiction to cocaine.“There’d be those nights when you do cocaine and you’d be like, ‘I’M GONNA DIE! I’M GONNA DIE! I’M GONNA DIE!’,” he said in one interview. “And then you’d wake up the next morning: ‘I didn’t die! Let’s try it again.’ ”

Source: I cannot accurately convey the efficiency of heroin in neutralising pain. It transforms a tight white fist into a gentle brown wave, and from my first inhalation 15 years ago it fumigated my private hell. A bathroom floor in Hackney embraced me like a womb, and now whenever I am dislodged from comfort my focus falls there. Russell Brand | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

Cocaine isn’t habit-forming. I should know – I’ve been using it for years. | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

“My father warned me about men and booze… but he never said anything about women and cocaine.”    — Tallulah Bankhead (1902-1968).

Source: Cocaine isn’t habit-forming. I should know – I’ve been using it for years. | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

The drug addict’s mind grows hungry for drugs as his stomach growls for food, and nothing other than drugs can make him gratified and happy. | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

Cocaine Lil and Morphine SueDid you ever hear about Cocaine Lil? She lived in Cocaine town on Cocaine hill, She had a cocaine dog and a cocaine cat, They fought all night with a cocaine rat.

Source: The drug addict’s mind grows hungry for drugs as his stomach growls for food, and nothing other than drugs can make him gratified and happy. | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY