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Confessions — ER

A Nurse in Recovery: Tiffany's Clarity

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A Nurse in Recovery: Tiffany's Clarity

It had been a couple years since my graduation from nursing school when I heard a rumor at work that some of the staff had been drinking on the job. My good friend, also a nurse in the department, had called me in a panic the next day and said that she overheard there was potluck and someone said the cider was spiked. Too shocked and nervous to tell anyone, she did not go to the supervisors that night. I felt like it couldn’t be true. Deeply ingrained in my soul was the belief that nurses were essentially perfect. As...

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Hurt Myself for Drugs?

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Hurt Myself for Drugs?

People are hurting themselves and on purpose. So if you know someone who is an addict and they get into an “accident,” the truth is that they may have actually intended for this to happen. But, this does not defeat the purpose that they need immediate medical attention. Some people do get hurt really bad, too. And they get hurt while high while not even knowing it. But, others get hurt while high, or seeking a high, and do know it. Why? Because they’re hurting themselves on purpose. Prescription opioid overdoses are now a leading cause of death in the...

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Where the Heroin Epidemic Truly Starts!

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Where the Heroin Epidemic Truly Starts!

Prelude to where the heroin epidemic truly starts—> IMPORTANT: So herein lies the problem where the heroin epidemic starts before the first pick up off the streets… it’s happening in our hospital rooms and doctor offices. So whether your youngster is in a sports injury, or has chronic migraines it’s no reason for their doctor ...

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