Helping Families Deal With Drug and Alcohol Overdose

March 14, 2021

On this show Dr. Gloria Horsley and Dr. Heidi Horsley interview Barbara Allen whose son, Jim, overdosed on heroin and alcohol in 2003.  She is the founder of  “James’ Place” an organization with the goal of helping those with the disease of addiction.  Joining her on the show is Dave Roberts, LMSW, CASAC, a bereaved parent and addiction professional. Both Barbara and Dave are actively involved with The Compassionate Friends. Barbara is on the national board of The Compassionate Friends and Dave is a workshop and chapter leader. The Show will close with singer, songwriter Paul Alexander singing, “Serenity Prayer.”

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