At first, it appeared that these celebs had it all; fame, money, and sex—but sadly, they soon revealed they had problems with substance abuse and wound up in rehab. Fortunately, these talented folk—including Robert Downey Jr, and Eminem—have all managed to bounce back, even stronger than before.

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They’ve battled depression, drugs, booze and more—Dr. Drew knows all about that kind of behavior—but they pulled through and serve as inspiration for the rest of us.

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Here are of some of the best and brightest celebs in the bunch who’ve turned their lives around for the better.

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