As someone who has attended too many funerals due to overdose, I am asking you to share this image. How many people do YOU know that would give anything to hold their parent or child just One. More. Time?
As long as we continue to share our stories and educate our world as to the truth about drug addiction, there will be hope.
If you are one who’s had a loved one taken by addiction, please don’t stop speaking out. The less condemnation an addict feels from those who could instead be helping them to learn how to live again…the more likely that addict is going to be to actually ask for help.
Outside of recovery – which is available as long as there is life – addicts only have three choices for their tomorrows:
Contempt and disgust haven’t worked to spare any addicts life, so let’s try love and compassionate action. What can it hurt?