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Mother of an Addict Worst Nightmare…

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Mother of an Addict Worst Nightmare…

Mother (MaryBeth) was dealing with her son’s (Matthew) addiction to heroin.  I’ve been close with MaryBeth for a while.  I’ve been really bothered with how things were left between my parents and I when I was homeless but couldn’t ask them.   So through all my anguish I asked MaryBeth, “What was the hardest part of ...

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I’m Respected in My Community… I can’t be an Alcoholic!

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I’m Respected in My Community… I can’t be an Alcoholic!

I was 11 when I was first introduced to alcoholic drinks. Alcohol filled a void I was unaware I had; I felt alive. Alcohol made me forget about my pain and everything I had ever worked for. Nothing ever came easy for me. I was the one who always got the lowest grades, was least ...

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A View from the Other Side

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A View from the Other Side

A View from the Other SideBy Nadine Herring Hi, my name is Nadine and I am the wife of a former alcoholic and addict, sibling to a sister who is a former addict and brother who lost his battle with alcoholism. I’ve shared parts of my story through my writing before, but this is the ...

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Michael’s Story – Growing up in Canberra, Australia

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Michael’s Story – Growing up in Canberra, Australia

I grew up in Canberra. My Mum and Dad divorced when I was very young. A year old or something like that. My mum brought up my older brother and myself on her own.   She did an amazing job. She had to work hard and sacrifice a lot which she did, but my brother and ...

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Everything You Must Know About K2/Spice

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Everything You Must Know About K2/Spice

What is K2/Spice?   “Spice” is an assortment of herbal components that are combined together to give the user a similar experience to marijuana (cannabis). Spice is marketed as a safe and a legal alternative to marijuana. The chemicals that it’s composed of are labeled specifically: “Not for human consumption.” The ingredients include things such ...

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