Free Refills: A Doctor Confronts His Addiction

Free Refills: A Doctor Confronts His Addiction


Free Refills is the harrowing story of a Harvard-trained doctor run horribly amok via his dependancy to prescription drugs, and his recovery.

Dr. Peter Grinspoon appeared to be a complete luck: a Harvard-educated M.D. with a thriving perform; married with nice young children and a stunning spouse; a pillar of his group. yet lurking underneath the skinny veneer of getting all of it used to be an addict fueled on a regular boatload of prescription meds. while the police eventually got here calling--after a tip from a sharp-eyed pharmacist--Grinspoon's condo of playing cards got here tumbling down quick. His expert ego grew to become out to be an obstacle to getting fresh as he cycled via restoration to relapse, his recognition, family members existence, and way of life in ruins. What ultimately strikes him to recuperate and reclaim life--including operating with different physicians who themselves are addicts--makes for uplifting studying.

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