Kristen Bell's husband's addiction has "opened" her eyes.
The 35-year-old actress - who married Dax Shepard in 2013 - has admitted helping her spouse recover from his substance abuse has enabled her to see life from his perspective, and she's gained a new perception of the world.
Speaking openly to E! News about Shepard - with whom she has daughters Lincoln, 3, and 18-month-old Delta with - the blonde beauty said: "I have a particular affinity towards helping people who feel outcast, whether they've made mistakes, like having past felony convictions or recovering addicts.
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"My husband is in recovery and is almost 13 years sober. And seeing the world through his eyes has really opened mine to knowing that it is a disease and nobody is choosing to drink more than others, they are doing it because of a variety of reasons and they deserve the attention of a mental health professional, and not the county jail or however else we're choosing to pretend we're fixing the problem."
This news follows an interview 41-year-old Shepard gave with Playboy magazine, where he uncovered the extent to his addiction.
Speaking previously, he said: "I just loved to get f****d up - drinking, cocaine, opiates, marijuana, diet pills, pain pills, everything. Mostly my love was Jack Daniel's and cocaine.
"I was famous for going out on Thursday night to have a couple of beers, and that just led all the way to Saturday night...I lived for going down the rabbit hole of meeting weird people. Of course, come Monday I would be tallying up all the different situations, and each one was progressively more dangerous. I got lucky in that I didn't go to jail."
Meanwhile, Bell has revealed she has had to work hard at her marriage, which isn't always as perfect as it may seem.
Speaking previously, she explained: "I need to remind people that you don't just find one person and then it's all peaches and cream for the rest of your life. Marriage and a relationship is hard work, and it's a lot of compromise. But if you compromise a lot, it's worth it."