Blackout Girl: Growing Up and Drying Out in America

Blackout Girl: Growing Up and Drying Out in America by Jennifer Storm 1592854680 9781592854684
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Here is a cant-tear-yourself-away look at what can happen to the one-in-five teenagers who have a drinking problem. At age six, author Jennifer Storm was already stealing sips of her mothers crme de menthe. By age 13, she was binge drinking and well on her way to regular use of cocaine and LSD. She anesthetized herself to many of the harsh realities of her young life-including her own misunderstandings about her sexual orientation- which made her even more vulnerable to victimization. As a young teen, Jennifers life was awash in alcohol, drugs, and the trauma of rape. The upside is that Jennifer came through untold darkness to create for herself a life of accomplishment and joy. Her remarkably tender andtelling story proves that forgiveness and redemption aremore than possible through recovery and a commitment to keep putting one foot in front of the other.

Author: Jennifer Storm

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 304

Publisher: Hazelden Publishing

Publication Date: 2008-02-15


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