Student or Learner
1. He has been a drug addict for 3 years, but this time he's determined to undergo detoxification to start a new life.
2. He has been addicted to drugs for 3 years, but this time he's determined to go to rehabilitation center to start a new life.
Could I say these 2 sentences in daily conversations?
Thank you so much
I would end these sentences with '...to turn his life around'.