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This compelling, honest book investigates the growing epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse among today's Generation Rx. Through gripping profiles and heart-breaking confessions, this memoir dares to uncover the reality-the addiction, the withdrawal, and the recovery-of this newest generation of pill poppers. Book jacket.
Table of Contents
|The How, the Why, and Let's Get High||p. 1|
|"I Want Total Sensory Deprivation and Backup Drugs"||p. 13|
|"I Meant for You to Take One or Two-Not the Whole Thing!"||p. 25|
|"I Couldn't Imagine Ever Not Doing Them"||p. 43|
|"Depression Hurts"||p. 53|
|"Remember Valley of the Dolls?"||p. 63|
|"It Was the Worst Week of My Life"||p. 73|
|"Are We Being Irresponsible?"||p. 83|
|Heather Hits Rehab||p. 109|
|Fight or Flight||p. 123|
|How to Destroy a Doctor||p. 133|
|Jared's Turn||p. 143|
|Hunting and Shutting Down||p. 149|
|Horror Hospital||p. 177|
|"All of This Foam Came Out of My Son's Mouth"||p. 187|
|Escape to (and in) the Midwest||p. 199|
|Harm Reduction and the Future of Painkiller Abuse||p. 213|
|"Boredom Is God"||p. 221|
|One Year Later||p. 231|
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