ADDICTION: THE DISEASE THAT LIES

Whenever someone with addiction dies, I grieve the lost potential and wonder about the limitations of our ability to address this cunning, baffling and powerful disease. I am also humbled by my own experience with addiction and recovery, and grateful for the help I...

WHAT IT WAS LIKE AND WHAT IT’S LIKE NOW

My name is Jessica, and I’m an alcoholic. I was born on New Year’s Eve 1985 in Philadelphia, PA. For all intents and purposes, I grew up as an only child, I have 3 half siblings, one of which I never lived with, and only lived with the others for brief...