Talented, smart and gorgeous, Amber Valletta, a 17-time Vogue magazine cover model, actress and mother, is opening up about her struggle with the powerful disease addiction and her inspirational road to recovery.
My name is Devon. I was a victim of peer pressure. I’d seen other kids doing certain things so I joined along. I was generally concerned with what others thought, more than what I thought about myself.
Parents being divorced or separated can cause a teen to become depressed and start using drugs. Relationships between parents and children are extremely important, especially during the teenage years.
My search for approval has lead to the loss of my own identity in the process. I have difficulty accepting personal criticism...and become angry when criticized. I have an addictive personality and am driven to extremes.
At NHY...There is one girl ... I can see, and feel, that she has a lot on her mind. Don’t get me wrong, other girls here have a lot on them too, but ... she just has so much. I can’t say her name, but I am going to call her "Sammy".