'He'S Gone Forever': A Somerville Family Looks Back on Years of Addiction

'He's gone forever': A Somerville family looks back on years of addiction
By Monica Jimenez. mjimenez@wickedlocal.com. This article is the second in a series about heroin addiction in Somerville. The story of Alex Foster's addiction had no clear beginning and went on for years. Its ending was abrupt. It was 12:30 a.m. Jan. 9 …
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With Sobering Science, Doctor Debunks 12-Step Recovery
Since its founding in the 1930s, Alcoholics Anonymous has become part of the fabric of American society. AA and the many 12-step groups it inspired have become the country's go-to solution for addiction in all of its forms. These recovery programs are …
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One Student's Story Of Trying To Quit Smoking Pot
I do believe instead of criminalizing drugs..which has not been working for 70 years….put more resources into rehab for people that want to stop using, and reduce the stigma that all users are useless and written off forever. Parker in Midcity. First …
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