MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx recently spoke to Christa Titus of Billboard.com about drug addiction recovery and the different methods he is considering to help spread awareness about National Recovery Month and the Mental Health Parity Act, which provides parity between health insurance coverage of mental health benefits and benefits for medical and surgical services."Here we are a year later [after the release of Sixx's harrowing memoir of addiction, 'The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star', which debuted at No. 7 on the New York Times Book Review nonfiction best-seller list] and [I'm thinking], 'What can I talk about, what can I say that will make people that are in recovery want to stand up and support Recovery Month?'" he said. "A friend of mine said, 'You know, the fact that you did a really honest book and it changed people's lives, that's something to talk about.' It's a year later and the book is still selling, and it's still changing people's lives." Read more from Billboard.com.
To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends). To report any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, please send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details.