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This How Janet Made Her Recovery Possible!

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This How Janet Made Her Recovery Possible!

My name is Janet and my recovery dates are 09/01/2010 (ALCOHOL and crack cocaine), 04/10/2018 opiates and methadone program completed. JANET: RECOVERY IS ALWAYS POSSIBLE! "My mission in life is to help others with addiction and show that recovery is possible!"-Janet Kerr   My name is Janet Kerr and am a recovering addict.I started drinking at the age of 14, and was taking any kind of pills THAT I could get my hands on. I would steal my moms prescription pills WHILE I went through my teenage years partying WITH MORE PILLS and weed. After high school I got into...

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What Living With an Addict is Like...

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What Living With an Addict is Like...

When you live life with an addict it is like living inside a volcano. You hurt all over from the inside out. You never know when the volcano of your life will erupt. Will your son harm another? Will he go to jail? Will he steal to get what he needs? Will he overdose and die? These are the questions you ask yourself over and over. There are times when the volcano of your life is quiet. Most days the hot lava of life with an addict pours out! The pain is intense. Life becomes unbearable. In the end one of...

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How to Safely Use Drugs!

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How to Safely Use Drugs!

Did you know that some people think that you can use drugs safely? Some people have the mindset that if someone they know, or even don't know, is going to use drugs one way or another, that they might as well do drugs safely! Right? If you're not familiar with this technique of drug use, or rather, safely using drugs, it's called harm reduction. It's a fairly common practice for a person in addiction, or advocate, with a different mindset than abstinence. (DYK FACT: A form of tobacco harm reduction is switching to an E-Cig) People who advocate for harm reduction techniques...

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