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Finding the Best Addiction Treatment, With Hired Help

NEWS - nyt - treatment consultant
© Charlie Mahoney for the New York Times

FOUR years ago, Juli Frawley’s twin daughters went off to separate colleges. It was their first time apart, and they struggled. Shortly into the first semester, one started to suffer from anxiety attacks and began drinking and taking drugs to deal with them.

She first used marijuana, her mother said. But midway through the year, this daughter, who had been in church groups while growing up outside of Boston, began taking hallucinogenic drugs such as LSD several times a week. Her parents knew something was going on, but chalked it up to her partying like many freshmen…..(click to read full article from the New York Times)





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