We all fall down Nic Sheff Essay

Topics: Drug rehabilitation, Heroin, Drug addiction Pages: 4 (1284 words) Published: October 7, 2014
TEEN CHOICES LITERATURE REVIEW- ADDICTION

INDEX

Section 1: Introduction................................................................................................................pg 3

Section 2: Descent into addiction...............................................................................................pg 4

Section 3: Turning Point.............................................................................................................pg 5

Section 4: Rehabilitation.............................................................................................................pg 6

Section 5: Take away..................................................................................................................pg 7

Reference....................................................................................................................................pg 7

INTRODUCTION

In his memoir _Tweak_, Nic Sheff took readers on an impassioned roller-coaster ride through his crystal meth and heroin addiction. Now in this potent follow-up about his continued efforts to stay clean, Nic writes directly about his eye-opening stays at rehab centers, tragic relapses, and realizations about what it means to be a young person living with addiction. During the start of the book, _We all Fall Down: Living with Addiction,_ Nic Sheff was 23 years old. He never really had a living because he started using drugs early in his life. In 2009, Nic worked at a coffee shop while trying to stay sober. Eventually, he had to quit because of how badly he embarrassed himself while on the job (this was due to the amount of drugs and alcohol he consumed). This book followed a few of Nic Sheff's years of living with addiction. The book _We all Fall Down: Living with addiction,_ took place in a few different states. For the most part, Nic was in Arizona (for a rehabilitation center), South Carolina (living with his second girlfriend in the book), and LA...
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