Tag: substance use disorder


Finding my passion for harm reduction

In high school, I dated someone who I thought was going to be my soulmate for almost 4 years. After watching his life change due to his chaotic relationship with opiates, and knowing I would never be able to help him, I became inspired to go to college and become a therapist specializing in substance use disorders. During and after

Read more


August Monthly Mosaic: Prescription Opioids & the War on Drugs

TAKE ACTION Do an SSDP DARE and add your points on the SSDP Chapter Activity Tracker! Share this Monthly Mosaic on Facebook or Twitter using #MonthlyMosaic. (10 points)Submit a story/testimonial HERE for International Overdose Awareness Day 2017 — this can be anonymous (10 points)Write a paragraph in response to the Monthly Mosaic, and email it to Elise to be included

Read more