Sad businessman in prison due to breaking fentanyl drug laws
We might as well accept reality and direct our efforts towards making drugs less deadly, in the same way that we accept the risks of driving a car, but also try to prevent accidents.
By Tessie Castillo
Woman with hands in hands, denied medical care because of addiction stigma
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The doctor believed that people with addictions are sneaky and dishonest, and maybe this is why. My treatment has repeatedly been delayed or denied because I've been honest. Do other people have to lie to get medical care?
By Sara Moore
Woman with eyes closed, thinking of recovery and forgiveness after trauma
It’s no surprise to me that even with seven years of therapy I still chose an abusive addict as a partner. What else had I known, growing up the way I did?
By Sarah Ratliff


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