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My Sister Is A Heroin Addict
Basil T. Lemon
Encouraging open conversation about difficult subjects and rea...
My sister is a heroin addict and I'm mad. I'm mad that this is a disease that never goes away. I'm mad that we have already made funeral arrangements just incase. I'm mad at the possibility of my nephew growing up without a mother. My sister is a heroin addict and I'm sad.
Lessons Learned While Packing Up My Son's Bedroom, Alone
Michelle Rose Gilman
Founder, Fusion Academy and Learning Center, Founder, The Well...
This is not the way the story in my head went for the past 18 years. The story in my head was always that we would pack up his belongings together, laugh out loud at the tiny discoveries we would uncover as we found childhood treasures long forgotten. That was not HIS story.
Denial in Addicted Family Systems
Dr. Tian Dayton
Clinical Psychologist and author
When a family is steeped in denial, the person who is trying to say that "the emperor has no clothes on" is generally viewed negatively by those who are not willing to see what's really going on.
How To Cope If There's An Addict In Your Life
'My Mother Is A Recovering Addict -- But I'll Never Love Her Any Less'
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