Ben Higgins He uses his platform to share an important message.
During a special episode of Addictive talk, A Facebook live broadcast series hosted by the American Addition Center, and A nation of bachelors The young man opened up to his past struggles with prescribed pain medications after high school knee surgery. Ben, who starred in Season 20 of BSC, Also remember the moment he decided to make a change after stealing the pill from his grandfather.
”BSC It gave me insight into what the security vulnerability could do when done in an appropriate way, “he explained,” sharing things that I hadn’t shared before, especially on national television kind of opened me up to a whole new world. ”
Ben who talks about his addiction for the first time in his book Alone in Plain Sight: Finding a Connection When You See But You Are Not Known, He added that speaking out about his concerns helped him connect with other people. “It gave me a new kind of confidence in being vulnerable,” he said, then I knew there was something else in my heart that I had never shared – as I said, with family, with friends – it was my struggle with addiction. And not just the piece of addiction, but my suffering from where the addiction came from. ”