By Matthew Lane
Original Source: timkesnews.net
ROAN MOUNTAIN — Michelle Donaldson lost everything to her addiction. Her home. Her job. Ties to family and friends were strained and severed.
She even lost her husband to addiction.
Looking back on the 13 years she and husband were living as functioning substance abusers in Pennsylvania, Donaldson said opiates were a comfort to her.
“I had a back issue and they prescribed me opioids,” Donaldson, 48, said of how she and her husband got addicted to prescription medications. “I was traveling for (work) at the time, which just compounded the back problems. The prescriptions kept going up in...click here to continue reading