First Step’s First –

June 25, 2020 – When asked how she feels and if she thinks she has a drug addiction, June says, “I feel like I have spent a lot of money … I do have an addictive personality, but when I think about a drug addict, I guess I don’t think about myself.”

The therapist continues by noting that the first step in getting better is accepting that “you are an addict.”

“I was managing every day, but I knew to manage and get up and do what I needed to do, that dope had to be there when I woke up,” June explains. “I was [managing] to be able to function.”

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