Trigger Warning: Drug abuse, alcohol addiction, eating disorder.
Many would say her life is a miracle. In 2016, she ended up in the ICU with acute liver failure, pancreas failure, and kidney complications. Doctors told her family she was going to die or live in a permanent vegetative state. Play the tape forward to today: She is healthy, sober, and living her best life.
Note: We decided it would be best to bleep out the interviewee’s name for privacy purposes. Thank you for understanding.
National Eating Disorders Association https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/help-support/contact-helpline
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline
U.S. Department of Health of Human Services Mental Health and Substance Abuse https://www.hhs.gov/programs/prevention-and-wellness/mental-health-substance-abuse/index.html
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