State of Addiction: Former addict now helping others

By Ginnie Graham - Tulsa World Modified: March 12, 2012 at 9:45 am •  Published: March 12, 2012
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Days into detox, Sue Henson didn't think she was an addict.

"I was not prostituting," she said. "I was not stealing. So I thought I wasn't an addict. That's for people who are criminals."

When she entered detox, her plan was to get just healthy enough to return to her old habits. She had pre-paid for her heroin, and the dealer promised to hold the drugs for when she was released.

After seven days and just a day shy of being released, Henson listened to some addicts talk about their recovery from cocaine abuse.

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