Woman Opens Her Home To Heroin Addicts

Addiction is a disease, and it’s not something you can kick overnight. For many people, struggling with drug and alcohol abuse is a lifelong battle. If you are lucky enough to find support to get clean, remaining sober is a daily battle that requires constant attention.

Currently, over 25 million Americans suffer from drug addiction, which is almost equivalent to the population of Texas. Sadly, only 11% of people who suffer from addiction receive treatment.

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Some drug addicts have experienced trauma, which makes them hesitant towards treatment, like Meghan DiGiacomo.

“I lost the love of my life, we both overdosed, and when I woke up he was dead,” she said. “I’m not really afraid [to die from drug addiction], and honestly, sometimes it just seems easier.”

But one woman in Sarasota, Florida, is opening her home to these addicts with the hopes that it lends the support they need.

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