>My son was about 17 when he was admitted to a well-respected six-month program in South Boston. He learned how to read and write recovery at this facility, his ABC’s so to speak. Thanks to that strong foundation he now practices and “speaks” fluent recovery. It was a long lesson that continues today, but he has learned much. He will continue to learn and study.
It was interesting to get the responses (one verbal and one in comments ) regarding my comments on the pharmaceutical industry funding of a “recovery site”. Both addicts ( one sober for approximately a year , the other according to his blog is active in addiction ) felt that they were responsible for the drug [...]
read and attend support groups to further my recovery. I often hear parents refer to their addicted young adults as “babies”. Often times these babies are between 20 and 30 years old. Thinking of an active heroin addict as a baby does neither the parent or addict any justice. As parents, we are in denial [...]