Books about the Opioid Epidemic

As I lived through helping a loved one with opioid use disorder, then as I dealt with the grief of losing him, I’ve read many books about the opioid epidemic. This post outlines six books about opioid epidemic and some more generally about substance abuse. Chasing the Scream, by Johann Hari This was the first […]

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Why Won’t/Can’t They Stop?

Several years ago, I was attending a meeting at the rehab center where my son was a patient. The meeting was open to loved ones of the patients. During the question and answer session, a parent started to ask a question and began by saying, “My daughter won’t stop …” The counselor in the meeting […]

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Louis Describes Shatterproof at the Andrew Narro Fundraiser

I was honored to be invited to describe Shatterproof at the Andrew Narro Fundraiser. Tragically, Andrew lost his life as part of the opioid epidemic. His mother, Laura, and some of Andrew's friends organized the event and donated the proceeds to Shatterproof. Shatterproof is doing an enormous amount of good work to address the substance […]

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