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When I think about the foundation for my long term recovery from addiction, there are many resources and tools that come to mind. However, I believe that sober living was the most powerful tool in building a lasting recovery. During inpatient treatment, I was...read more
“How old were you when you first tried Heroin?” This is one of the questions I remember asking Stephanie. Stephanie was one of my closest friends. We met in rehab when we were both in our late twenties. At this point in my life, I had never tried Heroin and I was thankful I didn’t.read more
In college, I was an eager student. I had always prided myself on my ability to be present in the classroom, for my love of learning, and for my dedication to my grades. I was the classic over-achiever. At eighteen, I was spending the weekend nights doing one of two...read more
It’s hard to watch Calvin today. We were so in love at one point in our lives. I remember the first time I met him. He had the most handsome smile. He was sitting on the curb with a guitar in hand and belting out lyrics to one of his original songs. He loved The...read more
Ashley is my former best-friend. I say former, because Ashley can’t stop using heroin. I don’t know where Ashley is at the moment, but I hope she is safe. Ashley is a chronic relapser. She can’t stay sober. The longest Ashley has ever remained sober is 12 months....read more
I never would have believed that I would one day become addicted. I knew the “Just Say No” campaign backwards and forwards. They told me the effects that drugs would have on my brain and on my life. I watched commercial after commercial showing me the chaos and...read more