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Sometimes, We Only Escape Hell Temporarily

They were supposed to never see each other again.  At least that was what reassured me, after detailing her and her boyfriend’s ride-or-die lifestyle,

Killers in white coats

                                I remember being a young nursing student in

From The Editor | Top 5 Posts of 2016

2016 is almost over, and we are celebrating another amazing year of our recovery community at Addiction Unscripted! Thank you so much for your

48 Hours: A Lesson Learned From Two Icons

The untimely deaths of George Michael and Carrie Fisher offer a stark contrast as to why we must end addiction shaming in 2017. By

They Buried Us. They Didn’t Know We Were Seeds.

I’m that tiny flower pushing its way up through the crack in the sidewalk. A hardy little soldier of a seed infused with a

He’s A Different Kind of Drug Addict Than Me

High As a drug addict myself, it never really occurred to me that I would lose someone I care for to addiction. You see,

Digging My Grave With a Spoon and a Needle

I never thought I’d end up where I did; homeless, dirty, starving, and will to do whatever it took just to keep the sickness

When the Party Ends and the Problem Begins: College Alcoholism

Freshman orientation is typically the introduction to college life. Incoming students attend speeches with their family, hear all about the curricula offered, and learn

A Letter to My Eating Disorder

Dear Eating Disorder, I hate you. I hate what you’ve done to me. I hate how whenever there’s food in front of me, there’s