Latest Blog Posts from Ashley Walker

What I Think Is The Truth Behind the High Opioids Give You

What I Think Is The Truth Behind the High Opioids Give You

Here’s the thing: If drugs didn’t give you a high, no one would do them. Some people experience the high as a result of trying a drug illegally

ByAshley WalkerFebruary 23, 2024
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My Message to Women About Substance Abuse

My Message to Women About Substance Abuse

When you think of someone addicted to drugs, you might think of someone on the streets, doing whatever they can to get their fix. Did a nicely dressed woman ...

ByAshley WalkerFebruary 9, 2024
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The Problem with Opioids Isn’t Race – I Think It’s the Medical System

The Problem with Opioids Isn’t Race – I Think It’s the Medical System

Recently, I was looking at stats regarding the opioid epidemic. I looked at all the usual ones, like overdose numbers, prescriptions given, and deaths ....

ByAshley WalkerJanuary 26, 2024
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My Opioid Use Disorder Didn’t Define Me, and It Doesn’t Have to Define You

My Opioid Use Disorder Didn’t Define Me, and It Doesn’t Have to Define You

It’s happened a few times. I meet someone new and start getting to know them, eventually, we share personal things about our lives, and then BAM ....

ByAshley WalkerJanuary 12, 2024
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Finding My Motivation to Stop Using Opioids Was the Easy Part

Finding My Motivation to Stop Using Opioids Was the Easy Part

I never wanted to have a problem using opioids. Maybe that’s a given with most people, but really, I hated that I was addicted to the drugs ....

ByAshley WalkerJanuary 5, 2024
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How the Fear of Opioid Withdrawal Keeps You in Its Grasp

How the Fear of Opioid Withdrawal Keeps You in Its Grasp

Many times, people think that those who have an addiction are in it for the high. They think of someone who uses opioids as so in love with the way ...

ByAshley WalkerDecember 22, 2023
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