The pressure to excel in every class and activity prompts many teens and young adults to turn to prescription drugs, whether prescribed or not.
Without the intervention of a friend’s mother, my story could have become another tragic example of the Rx to Heroin pipeline.
It's not just a person being nervous all the time.
Instead of tearing others down to build ourselves up, we could just support one another!
We're warned about the dangers of peer pressure, and of drugs and alcohol, but what about the devestating effects of emotionally abusive parents?
I thought I was stupid, I thought I was ugly, I thought no one would ever love me… why? Why do we think this way?