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Family Member or friend


My son is 17. He is addicted to cannabis and takes alcohol and other drugs.

My husband and I are health professionals with three talented children that were living a privileged life. The last 18 months has been a humbling experience, and

I don’t fully share with friends or family who I don’t think will respond in a way that supports me. I feel less shame as time goes on as there is no way forward with shame.

I live hoping my boy doesn’t succumb to a more devastating drug or suicide. Addiction has rocked our family.

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