My onramp to cocaine addiction
My Third Trip To A Psychiatric Facility
Trip #1. July 22, 2005. A dark room. Table, desk, chairs. With me is a staff psychiatrist and psychiatric nurse at the Green Oaks Psychiatric Facility. Nearby are my brothers Mark and Jeff. As I sit and listen to the doctor’s questions, I have a vague recollection of my younger brother rousing me from my […]
THE INSANITY OF ADDICTION
The opening of my keynote at UNITE 2015 Youth In Recovery Conference at Drexel University
How I Became A Cocaine Addict
New Years Day 1977. Sixteen years old. Sitting at a table at the sister of a friend’s house in Morgantown, West Virginia. A pile of white powder in front of me.