Sue Birkenshaw in heroin addiction
July 19, 2017

A Poignant Poem from a Beautiful Life that was Lost

This poem accurately expresses the anguish a good, loving person feels as they are dragged through the degradation drugs like heroin and methamphetamine cause. Her poem reveals the truth: That good, loving person is still there. She or he is simply imprisoned in the cravings for drugs.


Sue Birkenshaw in Drug Rehab
May 7, 2017

Why Rehab for your Loved One Must Not Wait a Single Day

Any person using drugs today could be taking his (or her) life in his hands every time he gets high. This has been somewhat true for a long time but it is easier now than ever before to lose everything to a single dose of drugs.


Sue Birkenshaw in Drug Abuse
March 26, 2017

Multiple Drug Abuse - A Dangerous Way to Use Drugs

When the news media carries a story of a drug-related death, there’s very often more than one drug involved in that death. That was the case when the musician Prince died in 2016.


Sue Birkenshaw in heroin addiction
October 1, 2016

Naloxone is Vital to Save Lives But Is it Enough?

Naloxone is used to revive someone who has overdosed on heroin or other opioids. Yet is it enough when some will just go out and use again, possibly overdosing again the next day?