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|Posté le: Ven 3 Nov - 12:14 (2017) Sujet du message: Former addicts share hope for the future
Three addicted along with the father of one of the communities at the United States. The speakers, with a panel of experts from around the San Luis Valley, wanted to pass on a message of hope to the country faces an opioid epidemic.
Christina Turner, who has been sober for three and a half years, told the audience that she started with meth before transitioning to pills and heroin. It gave her confidence.
"Then I did not have any kids so I was free to do whatever I want," Turner said. "I figured I was not hurting anybody but myself. That was the way I justified it ... I felt 10 feet tall and bullet proof. "
Eventually things turned for the worse. Though she was robbed and held at gunpoint because of her addiction, she continued to use. It became its first and second goal of joining the military.
"Everyone was important to me, if they did not revolve around drugs, they got pushed away," said Turner.
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