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Individual Stories


Why I Abandoned Tough Love Instead of My Child

Read about how one mother helped her heroin-addicted son to stay safe and alive and to know that he was a valuable human being—whether or not he continued to use drugs—until he was ready to change.

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*Ellen S is a pseudonym to protect the privacy of the author's son.

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