The one common denominator which all the celebs who died in 2016 share is an addiction to alcohol or drugs or both at some point in their lives or even at the time of their deaths.
Perhaps the takeaway from this year is that drug and alcohol abuse are so horrifying because their effects are long term.
By the time you quit, the damage done to your entire internal organ system has probably already been done. Perhaps, then, don’t do drugs and don’t become an alcoholic are the best advice the sensible can give.
If you don’t want to die in your 40’s or 50’s or 60’s maybe you should abstain from substance abuse…