My hope is that one day we all realize that addiction is a coping mechanism to something much deeper going on and that for all of us to heal, we need to be on the same side in wanting us all to feel like we belong, we are safe and connected.
Reforming our policies on the use of illegal substances can save individual lives — but also help our neighbourhoods thrive.
Who are you to judge us on our addiction?
Criminalization, stigmatization and ugly looks put her in a grave. All because she used a drug. Does not mean she wasn’t brave
“I stopped doing dangerous drugs in a dangerous fashion the first time my drug use was treated as a means to cope, a health issue—and was being treated as such—rather than a crime.”
We are beautiful, loving, caring, worthy and hopeful souls who deserve a life to live.
Why is a safe supply of drugs that keeps people alive and safe, determined by the morals and perspectives of the public?
Seeing substance use as a moral failing doesn’t help. It makes you feel stigma and shame, which makes it harder to change.
I used drugs to find purpose and freedom. Today, I find freedom in love and purpose in sacrifice and service.