Addiction Can Invade at Any Age
I was 48 when I fell into addiction. I couldn't get enough crack. My life went into a tailspin. I ended up getting arrested on 2/18/2006 and that has now become the date that I stopped using crack. I was then 52 years old.
Getting arrested was the best thing that could have happened to me. I had to get sober, as I was locked up. I would be lying if I said that I never get the "urge". I am now a Christian and with the help from God, I have been able to overcome the urges.
My daughter also fell into a severe heroin addiction. She almost died and she almost lost her leg. She got a severe abscess in her leg from shooting up in her leg. Thank God, she is now clean and sober too. But she is now in prison. I'm sure that is the reason she is sober. Anyway, I would love to share my story in person with the kids or other women.
Thank you very much!
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