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Augusta’s Drug Habit

Augusta’s Drug Habit

It’s not a bad habit. It’s not about being morally flawed or lacking the willpower. It’s not about guilt or shame. When it comes to alcoholism or a drug addiction, it’s all about the brain, according to Ken Wilson, executive director of Steppingstones to Recovery in Augusta. “There are still people who are suffering from […]

Popping Pills

Popping Pills

Adderall, hydrocodone, methadone, dextromethorphan, clonazepam, alprazolam, Oxycontin and Xanax. While these are names of some prescription drugs that many people in the CSRA can’t even pronounce, there is a growing segment of our community that has become all too familiar with them. “We are definitely seeing an increase in people reporting their prescription medications being […]

A Beautiful Dance

A Beautiful Dance

Everyone loves a happy ending, but when it’s raining and you’re homeless and sleeping at a bus stop, happy endings aren’t always so easy to see. Especially when you’re blind. “I was working on Washington Road at a hotel,” explains David Hedglin, sitting in a first floor office at the Maxwell House apartment building on […]