Navigating life through the rainbow lenses of high-functioning mental illness and dirty humor.
Over the past week, I’ve read a number of interesting articles about mental health. I often find myself bookmarking articles with the intention of going back to them or collating them somewhere, but usually this just results in several notes on my iPhone and no proper collating… Instead, I intend to share links in posts […]
I used to be a drug addict. I haven’t touched an opioid since August 22, 2011, but I get the struggle and barely made it out. I can’t count on all of my fingers and toes how many of my friends and acquaintances have died from overdoses. I know if you are in the throes of addiction, this won’t make you quit, but keep it in your back pocket.
I don’t know why I am surprised at these headlines anymore:
*The rate of overdoses AMONG FUCKING CHILDREN has doubled. *The percentage of opioid overdoses seen in emergency rooms across the country has gone up 30% *The life expectancy in the U.S. is down because of the spike in OD’s.