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Real stories of addiction and recovery. If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, you are not alone.
One of the outcomes of the current opioid epidemic is an increased rate of intravenous (IV) drug use — meaning directly injecting opioids or other substances into a vein. It’s a practice that layers risk on top of risk. Yet unfortunately, simply knowing the risks isn’t an effective deterrent, nor a bridge to addiction treatment.
David Sheff, The New York Times best-selling author and journalist, shares his personal story of how he and his family faced the challenge of his son's addiction. If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, you're not alone.