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Danniella Westbrook reveals she asked to be sectioned

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Actress Danniella Westbrook has revealed she was sectioned by docs after making an attempt to kill herself.

In a frank dialogue with Kerry Katona on ITV’s Loose Women, the pair opened up about their drug use.

Westbrook, who performed Sam in EastEnders, stated she asked docs to part her two years in the past after making an attempt to take an overdose.

She additionally stated she had written suicide notes to her youngsters saying they might “have a better life” with out her.

“everybody thinks my lowest point was when I got seen with a hole in my nose,” she instructed the present, referring to notorious images of her in 2000 displaying the consequences of cocaine use.

“But my lowest point has been the last four years and not having my daughter in my life, not having certain things in my life.”

Image caption Westbrook made her identify with Sid Owen (Ricky) in EastEnders from the 1990s

The 44-year-old revealed she hadn’t seen her daughter Jodie, 16, for years due to her drug habit points.

“I haven’t dealt with it the right way, I haven’t dealt with it the adult way,” she stated. “I have just used. All I’ve done is used. I put myself into hospital two years ago.”

She stated she instructed docs: “Please section me, I am trying to kill myself.” She added: “And they sectioned me. I wished to die…

“I wrote letters to my kids. I’ve got suicide notes from back then and the reason I said is, ‘So you can have a better life.'”

She beforehand claimed she had been clear for 13 years.

“I feel so much lighter for being honest about it,” she stated. “I’m not saying I have taken them [drugs] every day for the last four years but I have struggled for the last years of my life and I am ready to say ‘please [help me].'”

Westbrook and Katona found that they had each first taken medicine at 14 years previous, and Westbrook revealed she turned to medicine after struggling little one abuse from the age of seven.

“It’s a false sense of security, it became a best friend,” Katona added as she remembered her personal struggles with medicine.

Afterwards, Westbrook posted on Twitter to thank Loose Women, Katona and followers for his or her assist and stated her son, Kai, was her “inspiration”.

Katona, in the meantime, posted on Instagram saying she felt “blessed to be where I am in my life right now”.

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