Free Refills: A Doctor Confronts His Addiction

Free Refills: A Doctor Confronts His Addiction


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

Dr. Peter Grinspoon a complete luck: a Harvard-educated M.D. with a thriving perform; married with nice childrens and a beautiful spouse; a pillar of his neighborhood. 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 residence of playing cards got here tumbling down quickly. His specialist ego became out to be an obstacle to getting fresh as he cycled via restoration to relapse, his recognition, kinfolk lifestyles, and way of life in ruins. What ultimately strikes him to get better and reclaim life--including operating with different physicians who themselves are addicts--makes for uplifting examining.

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