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In The News 2017-03-24T20:16:47+00:00
Hope Not Handcuffs

Christmas can be an anniversary for families battling addiction.
The best gift of all: Macomb Township family celebrates recovery from heroin addiction. Read the rest of their story.

Macomb Township mother, daughter chronicle battle with heroin.
“We were that ‘normal’ family.” So opens Katie Donovan’s first blog post on “A Mother’s Addiction Journey,” Read More.

Former NHL player to speak at Lutheran High North.
A former National Hockey League pro will appear at Lutheran High School North Tuesday. Read More.

Macomb Township mother, daughter chronicle battle with heroin.
“We were that ‘normal’ family.” So opens Katie Donovan’s first blog post on “A Mother’s Addiction Journey,” Read More.

The day I saw my daughter shoot heroin.
Here is a look inside one of their darkest moments, as told by Katie:

The Trap House: Inside My Heroin Home..
I didn’t have a care in the world… Until I was sweating and shaking, until I couldn’t get out of bed without it, Read Her Story.

Daughter thanks mom for never giving up, despite heroin addiction. From the outside, they lived the American Dream, filled with picture-perfect memories, smiles and lots of silliness. Listen to Katie.

Through 17 relapses, mom’s love outlives heroin addiction
Katie Donovan has been through Hell and Back, but she never lost hope. Read Her Story.

The day I saw my daughter shoot heroin. Nodding out, shooting up, going on a run, trap house … these were terms all too familiar to me now, Listen to Katie.

WXYZ DetroitYoung woman talks about fighting the demons of heroin addiction. More from Brittany.

Click on DetroitDefenders: Breaking silence on heroin addiction. Read more.

Macomb woman starring at face of addiction. More from Brittany.

Click on DetroitSilence is no solution to heroin epidemic. Read more.

Substance abuse recovery advocate spends unsettling night making sure Florida patients evacuated during Hurricane Matthew. Read more.

Loving a drug addict: The secret VIP club. Read more.

My Daughter, the Addict. Read more.

Click on DetroitFAN offering ‘Hope, not handcuffs’ to people struggling with addiction. Read more.

Addiction stories – Kate Donovan. Read more.

Free addiction program launching at all police stations in Macomb County. Read more.

Sobering stories of drug addiction presented at Romeo High School forum. Read more.

Click on Detroit‘Hope Not Handcuffs’ campaign launched to help fight addiction. Read more.

County launches ‘Hope Not Handcuffs’ to help addicts. Program provides treatment options instead of prison. Read more.

Part One: Mother and daughter share harrowing addiction journey and ongoing recovery.
Read more.

Through 17 relapses, mom’s love outlives heroin addiction. Read more.

No one brings you casseroles when your child is an addict. Read more.

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