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'What got me out was this desperation': Toronto woman details struggle with substance abuse

Ashley has been sober for over two years. Her journey to get this point has been long, often scary, but critical.

Ashley became an addict at the age of 14. 727 more words


Cost by Roxana Robinson

This novel could have been great if not for the disjointedness of the father’s musings on his medical career as a well respected neurosurgeon and the second son’s descent into heroin abuse. 103 more words

United States Of America

Chapter 1: Control 

My what a way to start a blog. Let’s discuss something people would rather not discuss. For me and my life, control has always been something people wanted over me. 3,126 more words

New father accused of selling heroin from baby daughter's maternity ward

GREENSBURG, Pa. – Police arrested a 25-year-old man for selling heroin from a room in the same hospital where his newborn child was staying, according to WPMT. 135 more words


My biggest fear related to the opioid crisis? The next generation.

Read WSJ: The Children of the Opioid Crisis

The school year had just begun, it was early in the morning.  I vividly recall responding to the home of this particular overdose victim.   205 more words



Solo (ebook and hardcover)

by Kwame Alexander with Mary Rand Hess

I am a big fan of Kwame Alexander, and I was so excited to get this (preordered) book in the mail, but never picked it up, because it’s just so thick!  300 more words


Long lost studies on the dangers of the once popular drug, caffeine, have recently been unearthed by DRUSCORP™’s team of earth scavengers, and the contents are truly horrifying. 355 more words

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