Jacci Espinoza is an accounts manager at New Beginnings, a wife, mother, daughter, and an engaged member of our community. She’s also an addict in active recovery. In this episode, Jacci shares her journey through addiction and recovery, and the importance of harm reduction policies that can prevent overdose deaths. I’m thankful to Jacci for being willing to share her story with such openness and honesty, and I think listeners will have the chance to learn a lot from our conversation.
Here are some related links:
Kansas Recovery Network Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/KansasRecoveryNetwork/
Reno County Substance Misuse Dashboard – https://www.renogov.org/761/Substance-Misuse
Oxford House – https://www.oxfordhouse.org/
An editorial I wrote in 2015 about addiction and Oxford House – http://jasonprobst.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Lessonsfromoxford.pdf
A story from 2015 about Oxford Houses in Hutchinson – https://www.hutchnews.com/article/20150809/news/308099895
If you’re interested in deeper reading on addiction, I suggest reading Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs.
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