2011….I can’t understand why I’m soaking wet, and so, so cold. I’m shaking uncontrollably. I don’t remember going swimming. I notice the ground under me is very hard. This seems familiar but I can’t form a thought..recall a memory. I don’t realise there’s a fog until the moment it begins to clear. I start hearing […]read more
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The world of addiction as a woman is very lonely. The peak of my addiction was from ages 15-17. Getting into nightclubs or bars meant finding a sleazy or drunk enough man willing to get me in, the sad reality is, I always could. No matter how much affection I would get from other people, […]read more
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
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