In just the same way an alcoholic must take life one moment at a time, those of us who always want to break a habit must do the same. Each time we do that we forge a deeper path in our brain. Until one day it will be our default.
The deaths of celebrities shed light on real core issues that would otherwise slip under the radar. A sort of example set, a reminder of how many people are facing these same circumstances, but only the famous ones bring it to attention.