Lamar Odom Shares Update on His Sobriety 5 Years After Near-Fatal Overdose

The 41-year-old author shared that he has remained sober with the help of the drug ketamine, which, for the past two years, has been administered to the star in small doses under supervision in sessions. "When Kobe [Bryant] passed away, you know, the old Lamar, that'd have been every excuse in the world for me to go get high, [but] doing drugs didn't even enter my mind."Jim Smeal/BEI/Shutterstock By Kisha Forde May 17, 2021 4:35 PMTagsLamar OdomKardashian NewsKardashiansCelebritiesKhloe KardashianWatch: Lamar Odom Shares Sobriety Update 5 Years After Near-Fatal OverdoseLamar Odom is happy to be maintaining his sobriety. More than five years after a near-fatal overdose, the former NBA player shared his current status with Good Morning America, along with clips of his treatment sessions from his upcoming documentary, Lamar Odom Reborn. I'm alive, sober, and happy."
Lamar has previously opened up about his struggle with drug addiction, a battle he has said began after his mother died when he was 12. At the time, ex Khloe Kardashian and her family rushed to his side. "I'm feeling amazing. In 2015, he was found unresponsive in a Las Vegas brothel after a reported four-day stint with drugs and alcohol in almost-lethal doses. "I don't wake up looking to do lines…or waking up in a dark place or feeling unfulfilled," the former Lakers star shared. photosLamar Odom's Happy Times On and Off the CourtWith Lamar's reported current solution, he believes he has found the best way to helping him maintain his sobriety, telling GMA, "I call it the healthy high." 
His treatment has also helped him maintain a more positive outlook on life. "I went to rehab and did some other things, but ketamine came into my life at the right time," he shared with host Steve Osunsami.
class=”article-detail__title article-detail__title–speakable”>Lamar Odom Shares Update on His Sobriety 5 Years After Near-Fatal OverdoseLamar Odom recently sat down with Good Morning America to reveal the methods he’s taken to maintain his sobriety. Scroll on to see how Khloe Kardashian’s ex is doing currently.