She believed she was worthless, and he said, “You don’t have to believe in you. You just need to believe that I do.” And she did.
Myths matter. Only by a clear understanding of the life course of heroin dependence, and the ways in which the drug kills, can we make evidence-based interventions to help people.
Matthew Parker’s graphic novel illustrates his personal journey from heroin addiction and petty crime to the Columbia MFA program.