SNL Star Darrell Hammond Talks AboutAddictionWritten by Phil DiazMay 21, 2013| Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 May, 2013 13:51Long time celeb Darrell Hammond is an a-list SNL star that is most known for his hysterical skits onthe show. Recently he shared with the world about hsi addiction to drugs that wowed a crowd in Texas.Darrell was visiting texas as the keynote feature for the annual “Stars in Recovery Luncheon.” Thisevent attracted celebs to share their trials and tribulations with addiction as well as recovery fromaddiction.Darrell Hammond has been on the show longer then anyone else. He recently wrote a tellingautobiography which outlined his experience with addiction. During the luncheon he stated, “It seemslike the events that I talk about —when I speak — were things I had to keep secret for decades…” Heis also a self admitted PTSD survivor, and talked about when alcohol wasn’t enough, had to go ontoharder drugs in order to keep performing.His father was a “non abusive parent” however he was a WWII veteran that had issues himself.Hammond stated that the only way to recovery from PTSD is by asking for help & ongoing counseling.“Being funny is fun….What’s so hard about that? It’s fun to make people laugh…”Addiction effects people of all walks of life from celebs to the working class. Help is available if youwant to take the first step.Lifescape Solutions is a treatment center located in Delray Beach that focuses on childhood traumaaddiction and alternative recovery methods.