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Warning Signs

He was charming. He was covered in tattoos. He danced in public by himself. He was different. I was hooked. I was characteristically bold and put my number in his phone with the name of the bar we were in and told him to “hit me up”. 570 more words

The Not Very Good Day

It’s summer in the desert. Hot, hot, hot! So when I looked outside and saw a girl sitting on the sidewalk crying, I knew I had to do something.  1,036 more words

113 In The Desert

Husband, part seven.

*Author’s note: This entry is not a standalone piece, but part of a series, beginning with Husband, part one.

On the day of Kristen’s funeral, I was so edgy, an ugly wreck of frayed nerves. 2,358 more words

Authenticity

Study Provides Buprenorphine Treatment for Addicts in Rural Areas, Drug Rehab Pittsburgh Comments

(EMAILWIRE.COM, June 12, 2015 ) Pittsburgh, PA — Buprenorphine, a medication used to treat opiate addictions, like heroin addiction, has been found to expand drug rehabilitation and treatment to those living in rural America, because the substance eliminates the need to attend a treatment center… 7 more words

What Are The Long-Term Effects Of Heroin Use?

Heroin is a dangerous drug, and there are many serious potential health consequences associated with long-term heroin use. Physical effects range from withdrawal symptoms to serious problems linked to needle usage. 324 more words

Addiction

Husband, part five.

*Author’s note: This entry is not a standalone piece, but part of a series, beginning with Husband, part one.

A couple of months after we started dating, I had a meltdown. 1,475 more words

Shame/Guilt