“A nurse heard me crying and she came over and asked me if I still believed in God. And I said no I don’t. And she said, that’s okay because God still believes in you.” TV News Anchor Brandon Lee talks about the moment his life was transformed. He is the survivor of sex abuse. For a long time he was living a double life as an addict.
“Every 25 minutes, a baby is born addicted to opioids.” Staggering numbers for sure. Tara Sundem, co-founder of Hushabye Nursery, says she is on a mission to provide new ways to care for this fragile and explosive population which is rapidly increasing due to the Opioid Epidemic.
“I can tell you from the standpoint of the healthcare field, we have never seen this type of epidemic at the numbers we see with opiate addiction and heroine,” says Bob Vickrey, Director of the Las Vegas Community Triage Center. Vickrey has worked with recovering addicts for decades. In fact, he is a recovered addict himself.