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77 Former Child Stars You’d Never Ever Recognize On The Street – We Reveal Who Made It Through Childhood Successfully And Who Developed Mental Health Issues That Require Treatment

We have been following these child stars ever since they had braces and were anxious to see who survives the stress in living a Hollywood life and not fall into a downward spiral of drug abuse and Major Depressive Disorders. Some have had success (for as much as we know) while some have suffered from various mental disorders such as Social Anxiety Disorder, eating disorders, alcoholism or substance abuse – leading them to spend all of their well-earned money on rehab treatments, psychotherapists or mental institutions. Many of them are popping pills like Xanax, Prozac or Lexapro, so that they are able to make it through the day without any panic attacks. Keep on reading – we reveal what your favorite child stars are up to today!

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Haley Joel Osment

“I see dead people…” no, that is not a piece about schizophrenia or severe anxiety disorders. The child actor made his first appearance in the movie Forrest Gump! After his huge success along Tom Hanks he appeared throughout television and film for the next years. But it wasn’t until 1999 when Osment became really famous after starring next to Bruce Willis in the movie The Sixth Sense. Afterwards, he kept himself busy with leading roles in movies like Secondhand Lions, A.I. Artificial Intelligence and Pay It Forward. As he grew older the offers slowed down a bit.
Once he wasn’t the little adorable child star anymore and struggled finding acting job he focused on his personal interests and talents. He enrolled in at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and graduated in 2011. To finance his studies he worked as an actor and voice actor.

His success continued until 2006 when he got into a car accident. His blood alcohol level was very high and he was in the possession of weed. He attended mandatory Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and entered an alcohol-rehabilitation program. So far so good as the actor has enjoyed a steady career ever since.

Amanda Bynes

Is she crazy or not?

Already at an early age Amanda Bynes was incredible funny, she has an awesome sense of humor and makes everyone around her happy and smiling. She rose to fame with her own show called The Amanda Show that was broadcasted on Nickelodeon.

As she became more and more popular in Hollywood Bynes starting to appear on films like Big Fat Liar and starred on the TV show What I Like About You. But then drastically, one from moment to the other she decided to giver her life a little twist: She retired from acting in 2012 and at that moment she started to lose control over her life. She has been caught on multiple occasions in possession of drugs

The troubled star’s claim Amanda’s substance abuse rumors are true, and has spent $1.4m in a matter of months. In addition, they claim she suffers from a Panic Disorder and is “extremely paranoid about being watched”. They also say that she tapes her windows shut in an attempt to stop cameras from taking pictures of her. Sounds like she could use some Zoloft or Xanax or something no?

Supposedly she is totally sober these days. She is interested in becoming a fashion designer now – but Bynes will have to develop a thicker skin as the rest of the world watches and critiques her every move.

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