Saving Jake

Saving Jake

When Addiction Hits Home

Book - 2015
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D'Anne Burwell's smart, athletic son-raised in a loving and prosperous home-begins abusing OxyContin as a teenager, and within a year drops out of college, walks out of rehab, and lands homeless on the streets of Boulder. Struggling with fear, guilt, and a desperate need to protect her son, D'Anne grapples with her husband's anger and her daughter's depression as the family disease of addiction impacts them all. She discovers the terrifying links between prescription-drug abuse and skyrocketing heroin use. And she comes to understand that to save her child she must step back and allow him to fight for his own soul. SAVING JAKE gives voice to the devastation shared by the families of addicts, and provides vital hope. Above all, it is a powerful personal story of love and redemption.
Publisher: Los Altos, California : FocusUp Books, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780996254304
Branch Call Number: 362.291 BUR 2015
Characteristics: 300 pages ; 22 cm

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