Tidewater Times September 2018

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Recovery and Prevention: Two Views of Substance Abuse and Success by Michael Valliant

are caught up in their own struggles, it can be a story of hope. As Talbot County and the entire Mid-Shore “go purple” in September to bring awareness to substance abuse, it’s worth knowing Stephanie Meredith’s successful recovery story, as well as the efforts and message

There are comeback stories, and there are stories about staying out of trouble. Both are real, and both are personal. When it comes to substance abuse, hearing someone’s recovery experience can be a cautionary tale that warns some not to go down the same path. For those who

Sisters Tawney Giles and Stephanie Meredith. 45

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