Aaron Carter's previously unheard music to help kids mental health nonprofit

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After suffering heartache and grief, Aaron Carter's copy sister, Angel Carter Conrad, is sharing her family's communicative and antecedently unheard euphony from Aaron Carter successful hopes of helping others. A information of proceeds from "The Recovery Album" will spell to nan nonprofit The Kids Mental Health Foundation.

Aaron Carter died successful 2022 aft struggling pinch addiction and intelligence health. His charismatic cause of death determined by nan Los Angeles County coroner was that nan 34-year-old vocalist accidentally drowned successful a bathtub aft taking an anti-anxiety medication, alprazolam, and inhaling difluoroethane, a flammable gas.

His decease was 1 of a fistful of tragedies nan Carter family dealt pinch successful caller years.

Leslie Carter, Aaron's sister, died successful 2012 astatine 25 aft an evident overdose. Last year, Bobbie Jean Carter, different sister of Aaron, died astatine 41 from "intoxication owed to nan mixed effects of fentanyl and methamphetamine," Entertainment Tonight reported.

In 2022, astir 108,000 Americans died from supplier overdoses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.

"There's surely a generational dysfunction rumor present that comes on pinch it, but arsenic acold arsenic increasing up, location was a clip erstwhile we were, you know, a really adjacent family. There was a batch of love, but location was a batch of chaos going connected astatine nan aforesaid time," Angel Carter Conrad told CBS Mornings.

She said her parents often fought and that she couldn't thin connected them successful times of need, but that fame changed nan Carter family's dynamics. In summation to Aaron's singing career, relative Nick Carter is simply a personnel of nan Backstreet Boys.

"Once money started coming in, you cognize we were a family that had nary money," she said. "We were from upstate New York. My parents were mediocre and they had ne'er seen thing for illustration this before, truthful erstwhile nan money started coming in, it really started changing nan move because money became nan moving force."

Through her grief, she wants group to cognize you tin find nan bully — moreover successful a bad situation.

"The bully successful this business is that Aaron does person this level and my family has this level and I would for illustration to move this vessel astir and to really commencement helping immoderate different group and to study from our story."

Aaron Carter's squad and Angel Carter Conrad are now releasing his antecedently unheard music.

"The fans person been asking for this music, and aft Aaron passed away, we put together a use performance to grant him called "The Songs for Tomorrow" concert, and we had played 'Recovery' during this show," Angel Carter Conrad said.

She said done her brother's struggles, she yet mislaid hope. She focused connected her therapy to help.

"There was a clip for galore years wherever I ever had hope, but successful nan past fewer years of Aaron's life, I conscionable was waiting for him to threat retired of it, and sadly, he ne'er did."

"The Recovery Album" comes retired May 24. In an effort to raise awareness, portion of nan proceeds will spell to nan nonprofit The Kids Mental Health Foundation, formerly known arsenic On our Sleeves.

"Children's intelligence wellness is truthful important and I mean, you cognize we want to create a world wherever intelligence wellness is simply a captious portion of each child's upbringing, and that's what I'm doing pinch my daughter," Angel Carter Conrad said.

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Kelsie Hoffman

Kelsie Hoffman is simply a push and level editor connected CBS News' Growth and Engagement team. She antecedently worked connected Hearst Television's National Desk and arsenic a section TV newsman successful Pennsylvania and Virginia.