Comments for: Despite the stigma of addiction, I no longer keep my past a secret

Posted March 08, 2016, at 8:07 a.m.
Last modified June 28, 2016, at 6:37 p.m.

A year ago, I wouldn’t have dreamed of writing so candidly about my own struggles. My willingness to openly discuss that I was once addicted to alcohol and drugs began on October 9, 2014. I was a newly appointed member of the city of Portland’s Substance Use Disorder Task Force, …

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