I am such a better person when I am not using heroin and other drugs. When I was doing all that it was all I really cared about. I was so selfish; I just cared about me. I was either nodding off, looking for drugs, or dope sick. It takes all your waking hours. I feel really guilty about it now because the drugs always … Continue reading Laurel’s Story of Triumph
I started using when I was 11 although in my first stent I wasn’t addicted, that didn’t happen until I was 16. By 17 I was a full time cocaine addict but I got bored with that so I moved on to heroin. I locked onto heroin for the next six years. I remember the day I got clean from drugs. I was sitting in … Continue reading Kimberly’s Story of Triumph
Dr. Richard Ries is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Washington Medical School in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Ries serves as Associate Director of the University of Washington Addiction Psychiatry Residency Program. He is board certified in Psychiatry and certified in Addiction Medicine by the American Society for Addiction Medicine, and in Addiction Psychiatry (1993) by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. … Continue reading Dr. Richard Ries talks about regaining control from opiate addiction.