Teen’s letter about drug struggle before taking his own life

DAN’S STORY: Daniel Coorey struggled with drug use.

I’VE got a lot of regrets with life in general and if I could go back and change things, I’d change a few.

If I had the choice to be anyone else in the world, rich or famous, I’d still be me because I’ve got a great family, great mates and a good job.

My plan is to teach kids to not make the same mistakes me and my friends made.

See, when you get into drugs you don’t even realise it slowly changes the person.

I know because it happened to me.

Excerpt from an article in the Warwick Daily News- read more


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I am a retired psychologist now writing freelance . I have published Commonsense Wisdom for Everyday Life, Young Man of the Cloth, The Pastor's Inferno, Navigating Life: Commonsense Reflections for the Voyage, Release Your Stress and Reclaim Your Life, and Make the Best of Your Teen Years. I wrote a newspaper column in Batavia, NY for fourteen years. My articles are now available in my free newsletter, Sliding Otter News. Subscribe free at http://www.eepurl.com/mSt-P.

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