She’d Rather be Called DEAD? –

Dec. 13, 2018 – Dick was in her mid-20s, working full-time as a medical administrator and living with her mother, when she began experimenting with cocaine and heroin. She became ill and thought she had the flu, until a friend told her she was experiencing symptoms of withdrawal. “At that point I was absolutely terrified that anyone would ever find out,” she said. “It’s still very shameful, and I think a lot of people are very hesitant to seek help and treatments because there’s this perception that you’re a bad person.”

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