She’s a really impressive young woman. I hope she’s doing well in college. (This was recorded a year or two ago.)
This interview does a great job illuminating the effects of addiction on kids. Jesse seems very resilient and you get the sense she’s going to be ok. (Though it’s easy to imagine she pretty good at giving the impression everything is ok.) It’s harder to think about a kid who’s less resilient.
It’s a great illustration of what’s at stake when a parent is addicted.
We need a full array of treatment options of adequate quality, duration, and intensity accompanied by assertive outreach and good information that allows patients and families to make informed decisions in a marketplace that’s rife with hype and greed.