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Natural High

Last week I was given the opportunity to teach a health class at the Aspen Middle School. The purpose of the class was drug awareness and my personal struggles with drugs and alcohol. Part of my recovery involves sharing my experience, strength and hope with other addicts. By telling my story, I help others, but more importantly, I help me. It is a great reminder of the life I don’t want to go back too. I have become pretty comfortable telling my story to other alcoholics and addicts, but telling my story to a group of 8th graders was a whole different ball game. The main focus of the class was the idea of a natural high. A natural high is the high created from doing the things that we love, without the use of drugs and alcohol. When I got sober at the age of 22, I didn’t want…

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