The Mother Behind The Mask

A few days ago someone replied to a post of mine that made me really think about how the #stigma of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) not only exists for those that struggle with SUD, but also the loved-ones of these individuals. In particular, parents and #mothers like me. I am the mother of four adult sons, two with SUD. Although both sons are in recovery today, the journey has been extremely difficult and painful. For years I beat myself up every day, thinking that in some way