My Son’s Gift of Tranquility and Hope

by Brooke D

When your child is an addict in and out of recovery, you low expectations.

Holidays, birthdays and family events are unpredictable. You never can be certain the child will be present and if he is, he may or may not be sober. For several years, my oldest son created drama at family gatherings, so when he went away for treatment, it was a relief when he was not there to join us.

Alex’s crowning glory of drama was on my 50th birthday, when he took heroin for the first time. We had plans to go to my … Read more...