I’ve been invited to share my experience, ideas and opinions on all things addiction, treatment and recovery related through regular written contributions to real drug talk. I feel honoured and extremely privileged to be given a voice in an area that I’m so very passionate about. I lived an addicts life for 25 years. I […]read more
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Mark’s* Story Written by Bec Edwards When it comes to Recovery from Drug Addiction everyone has a story; some go to rehab, some go to a 12 Step Fellowship, others try church or even hypnosis etc… Just like addiction, recovery is a personal journey and Mark* is no different. With little information about drugs, […]read more
It was early in the afternoon on September 4th 2013 when Carol’s* phone rang. Before that moment Carol had been cleaning the house; she wanted to go out for dinner that night, maybe see a movie. That day started off no different than any other day and now Carol remembers every detail, this is the […]read more
Through my personal recovery from addiction, I have unfortunately been confronted with several of my closest friends dying as a result of drugs and alcohol misuse. Witnessing the devastating impacts that addiction has on the family of the loved one, including death, is hands down the hardest situation to witness, both personally and professionally working in […]read more