'I Am A Student With Drug Addiction' Students Talk Addiction and Recovery

(DL-Online, Sept. 25) Lakes Recovery School is a program in Detroit that helps drug addicted students focus on their recovery. It's a program within a school, where addicted kids can meet regularly, set goals, and talk openly about their addiction. One remembers how it felt like the "cool" kids were doing the drugs, and once she became hooked, she realized how easily she could have died, which is far from being "cool." Another talked about trying to be a "normal" teenager but the drugs took over, rendering him completely abnormal. READ MORE.