Elizabeth Burton-Phillips has had a thirty-five year career as a teacher. She kept a harrowing video diary throughout her sonsâ€™ drug addiction, and since Nickâ€™s death has retrained as a drugs counsellor. She is much in demand to talk to organisations and schools all over the UK, and has founded a charity in her sonâ€™s memory. She lives near Reading, Berkshire.
A heart breaking story from a mother who found that not just one but both her twin sons had become drug addicts. Elizabeth Burton-Philips shows how a normal family with a comfortable life can be devastated by this terrible addiction. Sadly one of her sons died, the other is now in recovery and contributes to this book. Drugs shatter lives no matter who you are or where you come from, and with this book Elizabeth Burton-Philips gets her message out there.