Many know about Michael Douglas' younger kids with wife Catherine Zeta-Jones. He also has an older son named Cameron Douglas. Michael and Cameron are opening up about Cameron's past drug addiction in hopes of helping others escape the same issues.\r\n\r\nWhen Cameron was a teenager, he starts drinking and smoking pot. Unfortunately, soon he starts abusing cocaine and heroin as well. This would lead him down the wrong path in his 20s. Cameron is now 40 years old and fortunately doing a lot better! He credits his recovery to his supportive family who never gave up on him.\r\nCameron Douglas admits he hated his life on drugs\r\n\r\n\r\nCameron admits, according to PEOPLE, "I hated the wreckage I saw in my life because of drugs, but I just couldn\u2019t stop." Michael and Cameron's mother Diandra tried to help their son over the years. Michael admits there were plenty of times they thought they might lose him.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nIn the worst of it, Cameron was dealing drugs to keep up with his drug habit and was dealing with drug-induced seizures. He said, "It\u2019s the sneaky power, the stranglehold that addiction has when you\u2019re in the throes of it. When you get that far down the rabbit hole, there are a couple options: there\u2019s prison and then there\u2019s death."\r\nCameron went to prison for eight years\r\n\r\n\r\nCameron did go to prison in 2009 for conspiracy to distribute meth and cocaine. Sadly, this didn't change him at first. His sentence was extended for possession of drugs while he was in prison. However, when he got out in 2016, he committed to the path to recovery.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nNow, Cameron has a 22-month-old daughter named Lua with girlfriend Viviane Thibes. He is working on restarting his acting career as well. His latest credit on IMDb was in a short film by the name of Dead Layer. Cameron is also releasing a memoir called "Long Way Home." He hopes the book can help other addicts seek help and maybe even save someone's life.\r\n\r\nIn conclusion, we wish Cameron and his family the best! It is always great to see a comeback story. If you're interested in pre-ordering Cameron's book, click here. Its release is on October 22, 2019.\r\nMichael Douglas Shares First Heartwarming Photo Of Granddaughter\r\nHere at DoYouRemember? we ensure our readers receive the best content and products. If you make a purchase through one of our links, we may earn an affiliate commission.\r\nClick To Play Daily Trivia In The New DYR Arcade!