‘I was in denial’: Noah Cyrus says she ‘lost all hope’ during drug addiction as she drops long-awaited album

ByDonald L. Leech

Sep 16, 2022

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE: Noah Cyrus, 22, opens up about her addiction journey in a recent interview with Zane Lowe for Apple Music as she discussed her debut album, ‘The Hardest Part,’ which was inspired by his underlying mental health issues.


Singer Noah Cyrus, who is a younger sister of Miley Cyrus, says she completely lost all hope, strength and faith and was addicted to painkillers, prescription pills and painkillers. She admits she was completely “enveloped in the drug Xanax”, but eventually hit rock bottom, which prompted her to seek help for addiction and mental health issues. Noah said, “The album came out at a time when I had a lot of changes in my life.”



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Noah Cyrus, who is the younger sister of Miley Cyrus, explains how she struggled with her mental health and battled a drug addiction (Rob Foldy/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

Noah Cyrus has always been candid about her mental health and this is the first time she has detailed the role of addiction in her life. In the interview’s six-part discussion, “When I had just lost all hope and all faith and everything, like, what felt like the strength to carry on was when I broke down and asked help, for so long I’ve been denying and denying and denying and pushing back, where I finally just said, ‘I can’t lie to you anymore,'” Noah said. Noah suffered from a nervous breakdown and her healing journey began when she called her therapist, who helped her with her addiction and got the help she deserved. “A lot of things were clicking and I got the help that I needed and also that I deserved, and that every person with addiction or mental health deserves,” Noah told Zane.


She even credited her new manager, who she says is “a huge element in me and in my happiness.” For the first time in Noah’s life, she’s really trying hard to think about her well-being, “Who I am personally and not as an artist.” Noah had previously spoken to Rolling Stone in July about Xanax and she first used the drug when she was 18 when she was surrounded by people who had access to the drug, including her ex-boyfriend , who she admits was the first person who gave her Xanax and that’s how they bonded. “I think I wanted to fit in,” Noah told the outlet. Noah didn’t mention his name, but he was with rapper Lil Xan according to Daily Mail. However, Noah is just months away from celebrating his second birthday free from addiction. The Tennessee singer remarks, “Either this is the first time or the first time in, like, a very long time, that I’ve felt this feeling of peaceful happiness inside me.” Noah Cyrus’ debut album “The Hardest Part” is out today, September 16th.


Noah Cyrus and Lil Xan attend the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on August 20, 2018 in New York City.
Noah Cyrus and ex-boyfriend Lil Xan at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall
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