I don’t talk about my childhood much. Partly because I don’t want to upset my readers, but also because it is not my story alone to tell. The people whoContinue reading “CAMHS nearly killed me, and it’s not okay.”
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Addiction doesn’t strip us of our humanity
Why are addicts stripped of their humanity by society at large? What can we do about it? Are cultural attitudes towards addicts understandable? This article attempts to answer these in brief.
Addiction advocacy and the inspiration paradox: A reflection at 6 years sober
Today I am 6 years sober from addiction. During those six years I have learnt many lessons, but in this reflection I would like to consider something that has playedContinue reading “Addiction advocacy and the inspiration paradox: A reflection at 6 years sober”
On the harsh reality of addiction recovery
My years of active addiction account for a lot of the suffering that myself, my friends, and my family experienced. The very fact that I am alive right now isContinue reading “On the harsh reality of addiction recovery”
Recovery as an Autistic addict: Forging your own path
As an Autistic person, I prefer things to be black and white, yes or no, good or bad. This made life all-the-more complicated when I was embarking on my journeyContinue reading “Recovery as an Autistic addict: Forging your own path”
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