I'm an Addict

In Bits and Pieces


Last updated 12/2/2014 at 8:52pm

Goldrock Press

I'm an Addict: In Bits and Pieces is a painful but powerful book. Native women, especially teens and young adults need to read this.

by Shamin Brown

Goldrock Press

ISBN 978-1-927410-17-2

Paper 65 pages $19.95

Shamin Brown was a straight A high school student and excelled in athletics. By the following year, she was an addict who was broken in body and spirit.

This book is the Shamin's story of the first five years of her recovery. She does this in a journal format with entries written over this five-year period.

I found it sometimes painfully hard and heartbreaking to read but it made me understand what addicts go through and how they try to recover their lives.

Gilles M., a youth counselor with Manitob...

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