How can I know when I should stop taking it? What would you suggest as a way for me to safely get off of Suboxone?
“The way Sean Moran remembers it, his best friend was begging for it. And he knew his friend was going to get it somewhere. So Moran gave him what he wanted: heroin. And with that, his friend overdosed and died.”
“On July 7, 2010, I woke up and started a new life. I hadn’t been “straight” or “clean” for more than twenty years and now, I’ve been clean and sober for almost two. My life is much better.”
A lengthy but engaging piece by the Huffington Post details the failings of addiction treatment and the resistance to medically assisted recovery.
- January 30, 2015
- Jessica Washington
- Success Stories
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“Yes, it is incredibly hard work, but the rewards are beyond my wildest dreams. I have a life today that the child in me never even dared to dream about.”
Siggy Torfason wants to be clear that her heroin addiction has nothing to do with getting high.
“First, I was staying clean so I wouldn’t go to prison. Then I was staying clean so I wouldn’t lose my kids. Then, I started realizing I’m doing this for myself.”
“Through likes and comments, I’ve watched my hometown of Perry, Ohio, disappear into and come back from heroin addiction.”
At the age of 17, Alex Morris overdosed on heroin. He didn’t die, but he never fully recovered.
“That old adage, wherever I go there go I, is an old adage because it is true. I transplanted with a massive opioid habit just to find myself crawl deeper into the void of sedation and boredom. I think Nietzsche said that if you stare long enough into the abyss, the abyss stares back.”