Stay Close: A Mother's Story of Her Son's Addiction
During his early teens, Jeff Bratton started using drugs. At first, alcohol and pot, but quickly he spiraled into using cocaine, ketamine, crystal meth and eventually heroin.
How could this wonderful son, loving brother, and star athlete lose himself to drugs? How could his parents be so clueless? How could his mother, the long-term head of a private school, be so blind?
parent who has had to deal with the
addiction problems of one's own child.
It is about the love that prevails in
spite of the despair and sorrow that
a parent suffers not knowing what
to do in order to save a child's life.
No real solution for addiction is given,
but the author's son does recover and
allows the healing of the whole family.
It is a story of love and hope that may
offer strength and comfort to those who
live their lives with similar painful
I am not a mother so I cant know how scary her situation was but I can certainly share her pain through this book.
It is a must read for anyone who is dealing with a lo ...more