Tonight on A Measure of Truth we take a Deep Dive into Opioid addiction and recovery with Author of "Hands Like You're Praying" Sam Anthony Lucania who has received 5 Stars on Amazon.com.
You Need New Eyes to See! Opioid addiction is is an Epidemic and National Crisis that has reached into every demographic in America. It's not always peer pressure or experimentation that can lead to drug abuse and addiction. For some it can start with with just a simple medical procedure or diagnosis followed by a prescribed pain medication.
We all know someone nowadays who struggles with addiction. Follow this true story and take a walk inside the life of an addict. Recovered drug addict and alcoholic Sam will tell you what happened, what it was like, and what it's like now. He will have you learn that there is indeed hope in recovery and that we can turn our lives around when we take the right steps. Addicts are not bad people that need to do good; they are sick people that need to get well. Read about the struggles that go on in the mind and body of an alcoholic. It can be so hard to watch someone close to you destroy themselves with drugs and alcohol. Learn how to deal with being hurt by your loved ones and how you can support them in their darkest moments. Live in jail with the addict and see how the corrections system does not correct anything. Spend time inside the intensive care unit and see how drugs and alcohol wreaks havoc on the mind, body, and soul. Travel into the rooms of recovery and see how they bring the dead back to life. Hear firsthand from the wife of an addict as she describes what it was like waiting for her husband to get out of jail. Get her perspective as she waited for the doctors to tell her whether her husband would live or die. Hands Like You're Praying is full of highs and lows, experience them for yourself through an addict and his wife's point of view.