Tuesday, January 29, 2013

I am a student with drug addiction... I Am Poem

Drug Addiction...
There are young, young kids struggling everyday with drug addiction :(
The part of my job where I gather urine samples and explain
the school's drug / alcohol counseling program can be very emotionally draining.
I see a lot of kids who look like every day teenagers on the outside,
but on the inside they struggle deeply with some very "grown up" problems.
It is very complicated!
To help keep myself stay focused on what needed to be done
instead of "worrying" about things I had absolutely zero control over-I wrote a poem...
I know you're not surprised! 
I've written other I Am poems; it seems to be therapeutic for me!

Can you relate to any of this?
Does a certain student, friend, or even family member come to mind?
How do you offer help and support?
I would love to hear from you!