Intimates Recall DJ AM's Struggle With Drugs

09/29/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Antoinette Y. Coulton people.com

While questions still remain unanswered concerning Friday's death of Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein amid reports that police found drug paraphernalia at the scene, the celebrity DJ made no secret of his past drug addiction and stints in rehab. Even so, say friends, he was usually quick to reach out and help others who also were suffering.

And while one pal says Goldstein seemed troubled of late after surviving a fiery plane crash last year that claimed the lives of two crewmembers and two passengers, others recall someone who was always a "consummate professional."

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