Hayden Panettiere Reveals Opioid & Alcohol Addiction Fueled By Postpartum Depression

Hayden Panettiere admitted that she struggled with alcohol and opioid abuse,

which hit a rock bottom after she experienced postpartum depression, after her daughter’s birth in 2014.

The 32-year-old actress revealed her struggles in a joint

cover story with People and Good Morning America, released on Wednesday, July 6.

The actress opened up about how her battle with addiction hurt her career and relationship in the new interview.

“I’ve been struggling for a long time,” she told GMA.

Hayden revealed that while going through an intense bout of postpartum depression,

she took solace in “The bottom of a bottle,” and it began to take a toll on her.

“I didn’t have any negative feelings towards my child.