Could I have knowingly lived with Charles using in my house?

I remember reading a story about a mom who adopted a harm reduction strategy and defined that as living with her son while he was using heroin. I don’t think, in that article, he actually went into recovery. However, when he’d leave the house, she’d ask just him to please use clean needles and the fentanyl strips she had purchased.

It sounded so neat and easy. I remembered feeling guilty we did not try that. Once I knew he was addicted, that is. Then I started to remember how it was with him at home when he was using. Both … Read more...