Drew Barrymore Declares that She's Ready to Try Psychedelic Therapy
- Merry Jane · Jun 9, 2023
In a recent interview, Drew Barrymore told reporters that she might try psilocybin or MDMA therapy to help overcome her struggles with childhood trauma and drug abuse.
Barrymore experienced her first brush with fame after starring in the Steven Spielberg classic E.T. at the age of 7. Her instant success was marred by a deeply troubled relationship with her mother, though, and she soon turned to addictive drugs to help cope. The actress drank her first glass of champagne at the wrap party for Firestarter when she was 8, and started doing coke at age 12. By age 14, she had already been in rehab twice.
In recent years, Barrymore has been steering clear of addictive drugs, but she is reportedly “not a stranger” to cannabis. In 2007, paparazzi caught a snap of her sharing a…