MÖTLEY CRÜE's NIKKI SIXX Speaks Out For National Recovery Month

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."

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