Articles tagged with: losing a friend to overdose

News of a Dead Friend

Written by Eliza Player on Tuesday, 08 May 2012.

Death in Addiction

This is a piece I wrote last June, after getting an email, bearing the news of another dead friend. I know that I have heard this sentiment from so many others. Sometimes, it just seems like they are dropping like flies. Almost all of them, seem to die from overdose, or from drugs or alcohol in some way. It makes my heart so heavy. And yet, it makes me incredibly thankful that tomorrow I will wake up to enjoy the sunrise. It makes me so thankful to breathe this earthly air. I am one of the lucky ones.

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    Police Chase Man Up on a Roof

    Police chase the suspect until he escapes onto his roof, where police finally coax him down. He claimed to have been on bath salts for several days, and he admitted to having been out stealing and looting all night.

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