Heroin

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Ask Erin: How Do I Tell My Sister That Her Husband Relapsed? 

I'm fairly certain my brother-in-law relapsed on heroin, and I don't know how to tell my sister that her husband relapsed. Read...
Erin Khar   |   11.7.18   |   SHARE
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So began the long, toxic love affair between my depression and my addiction.

When Your Addiction And Depression Are In A Codependent Relationship

So began the long, toxic love affair between my depression and my addiction. They battled silently and stealthily for control over my body and mind. Read...
Erin Khar   |   01.23.18   |   SHARE
Minds
Cyberstalking is a legally recognized crime.

Ask Erin: Help! I Have A Heroin-Addicted Cyberstalker

She’s made all the mistakes, so you don’t have to…Ask Erin is a weekly advice column, in which Erin answers your burning questions about anything at Read...
Erin Khar    |   01.6.17   |   SHARE
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Twenty Years Later: The Trainspotting 2 Trailer Just Got Released 

Twenty years ago, Danny Boyle's classic flick, Trainspotting — about Read...
Erin Khar   |   11.3.16   |   SHARE
Culture
No. Heroin isn't humor.

Dear SNL: Addiction Is No Laughing Matter

This ad is the furthest thing from funny. It’s not humor, it’s not satire, it’s just plain distasteful. Good humor punches up. But there’s no humor Read...
Britni de la Cretaz    |   04.17.16   |   SHARE
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What she didn’t know — and what I didn’t say — is that I was one of THOSE people, one who ended up with a needle in her arm.

I Used To Be A Heroin Addict And Now I’m A Mom

When I found out I was pregnant, I reluctantly made the choice to stay clean. I doubted my decision (both to have this baby and to stay sober) the Read...
Erin Khar    |   04.4.16   |   SHARE
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Meet The New Faces Of Heroin Addiction: White Suburban Yuppies

Trends in heroin use have shifted significantly in the past decade—what happened? Read...
Jane Jones   |   09.25.14   |   SHARE

Strip Yoga: What Not to do When You Have a Car Full of Heroin

In today's not-so-sexy news, we have a woman getting arrested during some pant-less—and public!—sun salutations. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   07.11.14   |   SHARE
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