"The Mask" of Addiction
“This is not me. It took me a while to realize that this is not me. This is not the kid who grew up with dreams of being a police officer. This is not the kid who loves his family…would do anything for their family. This is not Melvin anymore. This is someone that can’t be identified. Nobody knows who this person is because this is not who Melvin is. This is just not him. – Melvin, college student, in recovery from an addiction, commenting on who he was in active addiction.
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