Posts by Bill Williams
The loss of a family member to death related to a substance use disorder inevitably continues to affect the survivors, altering their relationships with each other and causing celebratory days or events to become new reminders of what has been lost.
The pain of losing a loved one to an overdose never goes away completely, and it’s tempting (if not inevitable) for survivors to look back at places where the outcome could have changed. But sharing the truth about addiction, regardless of how painful, may help others.
A father struggles to understand the terrible course of his son’s heroin addiction and the loss of a child who eventually died from an accidental overdose.