In a new interview with 滚石
, the singer
, 22, says that when she turned
18, she began taking Xanax
“My boyfriend at the time, 当我是 18, was the first person that gave me a Xanax, and it became a way for us to bond,” 她说. “I think I wanted to fit in with him. I wanted to be what he wanted and what he thought was cool and what I thought everybody was doing.”
Xanax is a sedative used to treat anxiety
, according to prescription medication’s 网站
赛勒斯, the younger sister of singer, Miley Cyrus, said that things really hit rock bottom for her when she had become addicted to the medication and was sleeping all day due. She recounted not being able to keep her eyes open during an interview “because I was so far gone.”
Adding, “It just kind of becomes this dark pit, bottomless pit.”
Cyrus said she has overcome her addiction with therapy and the support of her family.
“I wake up in the mornings, and I’m able to look in a mirror and go on about my day without hating myself,” 她说. “I’m able to comfort myself and nurture myself.”
赛勒斯’ new album, “The Hardest Part” is due out September 16.