Saving Bobby (eBook)
Heroes And Heroin In One Small Community
de Renee R. Hodges
Sobre o livro
When Renee Hodges invited her nephew, Bobby, to come stay with her for a few weeks so he could visit a doctor about his back pain, she knew he was recovering from an addiction to prescription painkillers. She believed that if he could address his back problems, he would have a better chance of staying cleanbut she had no idea what a roller coaster ride she was getting on.Unlike other books about addiction,Saving Bobby beginsafter rehab is over. Told in part through journal entries, e-mails, and personal recollections, this raw, honest, deeply moving memoirbegun to keep the family accountabledescribes the sixteen months that Hodges, her husband, and their community struggled alongside Bobby as he attempted to successfully re-enter the day-to-day world. Using a holistic and open approach, the shame and stigma associated with addiction was lessenedand ultimately, Bobby learned he had to save himself.A gripping and heartrending story of survival,Saving Bobby is an essential, timely read for those concerned about Americas most pressing epidemic.