Sam Dastyari talks about battles with addiction and self-hatred after his dishonorable departure from politics

The younger Labor leader of New South Wales spoke frankly about his battles with addiction and self-loathing after his dishonorable departure from politics.

Once the youngest man to control the affairs of the Australian Labor Party, the fall of Sam Dastyari's grace included battles with addiction and suicidal thoughts.

In an interview with Stellar, the younger Labor leader of New South Wales spoke frankly about his battles with addiction and self-hatred after his dishonorable departure from politics.

Dastyari revealed that he resorted to prescription drugs and drunkenness to get out of his depression after his resignation from parliament.

The younger Labor leader of New South Wales spoke frankly about his battles with addiction and self-loathing after his dishonorable departure from politics.

The younger Labor leader of New South Wales spoke frankly about his battles with addiction and self-loathing after his dishonorable departure from politics.

"I've done all the drugs under the sun," said the "non-practicing Muslim" who openly admitted to smoking marijuana in high school.

After six days of complete isolation and contemplating the possibility of ending his life, in which he hid in the darkness of his room, Dastyari took his concerns to his local doctor.

Once the youngest man to control the affairs of the Australian Labor Party, the fall of Sam Dastyari's grace included battles with addiction and suicidal thoughts

Once the youngest man to control the affairs of the Australian Labor Party, the fall of Sam Dastyari's grace included battles with addiction and suicidal thoughts

Once the youngest man to control the affairs of the Australian Labor Party, the fall of Sam Dastyari's grace included battles with addiction and suicidal thoughts

The antidepressant prescription that was given him took him out of the darkness of his bedroom and took him to ramshackle bars and the casino.

The destructive phase led to consecutive nights drinking his pains with anyone who joined him.

He told Stellar that he was 15 days without food, surviving only with water, to finally break the addiction.

"I do not want compassion, I do not want forgiveness, I do not want acceptance, but I would love to stop hating myself," he said.

The discredited former political member resorted to prescription drugs and alcohol in excess to get him out of depression after his resignation from parliament

The discredited former political member resorted to prescription drugs and alcohol in excess to get him out of depression after his resignation from parliament

The discredited former political member resorted to prescription drugs and alcohol in excess to get him out of depression after his resignation from parliament

With demonstrations of support from new allies Kyle Sandilands and Matthew Johns, Mr. Dastyari's new life away from politics was improving.

In the months after his embarrassing departure from politics, Dastyari turned to the entertainment industry to look to the future.

The 35-year-old couple has a new television program in the works.

"Going through that horrible period definitely changes you." It makes you aware of the pain. "

With demonstrations of support from new allies Kyle Sandilands and Matthew Johns, Mr. Dastyari's new life away from politics was improving.

With demonstrations of support from new allies Kyle Sandilands and Matthew Johns, Mr. Dastyari's new life away from politics was improving.

With demonstrations of support from new allies Kyle Sandilands and Matthew Johns, Mr. Dastyari's new life away from politics was improving.

In September 2016, Dastyari resigned as Opposition Business Manager and Consumer Affairs Spokesperson after revealing that he had asked a donor with links to the Communist Party of China to cover a travel bill of more than $ 1600. .

When reports emerged at the end of 2017 suggesting that Mr. Dastyari had offered compromising information to a Chinese developer, he withdrew from the parliament as a whole.

Thousands of people signed petitions for the youngest senator in the federal parliament to be accused of treason.

For confidential assistance, call Lifeline's 24-hour crisis support at 13 11 14.

For more help, please contact Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800 and MensLine Australia1300 78 99 78.

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