Comfort Food

Comfort Food

No one brings dinner when your daughter is an addict. When my wife was diagnosed with breast cancer, we ate well. Mary Beth and I had both read the terrifying pathology report of a tumor the size of an olive. The surgical digging for lymph nodes was followed by months...
My Struggle with Addiction

My Struggle with Addiction

During the summer of 1996, when I was 11, I became drastically sick with lupus. I was admitted to Children’s Hospital Boston and put on high doses of steroids, which made my face puffy and round and made me gain 80 pounds. Despite frequent hospitalizations, the...
Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse

I. What is substance abuse? First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you. – F. Scott Fitzgerald In a recent study by the University of Michigan, 8th, 10th, and 12th graders across the country are continuing to show a gradual...
Be safe: Have an alcohol-free pregnancy

Be safe: Have an alcohol-free pregnancy

What is FASD? Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a term that describes the full range of harm that is caused by alcohol use in pregnancy. If a pregnant woman drinks alcohol, her baby may have: brain damage vision and hearing difficulties bones, limbs and...

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