A physician shares his harrowing experiences with addiction to opioids, reminding us that no one is immune to the risks (and consequences) of substance use disorder.
Grant Matheson said he found writing his story difficult, but also therapeutic. He says it is important to share his story, to let people know that this can happen to anyone.
“Addiction tries to isolate you. It tries to get you by yourself and tries to get you to feel bad about yourself,” he said.