Despite challenges along the way, Jamie was determined to address his substance use, anxiety and depression.
Therapist after therapist continued to prescribe him the medication.
On December 7, just 12 days after moving into a new sober living home, Jamie ingested a lethal dose of a synthetic opioid that included a mix of heroin laced with fentanyl.
In December 2016, our son Jamie, a Michigan State University graduate, was in Florida, seven months into his recovery.
Jamie had a history of anxiety and depression.
Jamie would do anything to help anyone.
He made it 228 days.
At the time we were reassured that many kids take Adderall to help them focus prior to exams and it would not hurt him.