The Big Fix

Hope After Heroin
Product Number: EB00655904
Released: Mar 16, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781580056045
Publisher: Seal Press
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Description

After surviving nearly a decade of heroin abuse and hard living on the streets of San Francisco's Tenderloin District, Tracey Helton Mitchell decided to get clean for good. With raw honesty and a poignant perspective on life that only comes from starting at rock bottom, The Big Fix tells her story of transformation from homeless heroin addict to stable mother of three-and the hard work and hard lessons that got her there. Rather than dwelling on the pain of addiction, Tracey focuses on her journey of recovery and rebuilding her life, while exposing the failings of the American rehab system and laying out a path for change. Starting with the first step in her recovery, Tracey re-learns how to interact with men, build new friendships, handle money, and rekindle her relationship with her mother, all while staying sober, sharp, and dedicated to her future. A decidedly female story of addiction, The Big Fix describes the unique challenges faced by women caught in the grip of substance abuse, such as the toxic connection between drug addition and prostitution. Tracey's story of hope, hard work, and rehabilitation will inspire anyone who has been affected by substance abuse while offering hope for a better future.

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Original Publish Date: Mar 01, 2016

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CD
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Narrator(s): Tracey Helton Mitchell
Product Number DD29316
Released: Mar 07, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781478972846
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Narrator(s): Tracey Helton Mitchell
Product Number Z100105674
Released: Mar 07, 2017
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ISBN: #9781478972822

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