My Heart Still Beats A six-part series from Writers for Recovery and VPR, featuring conversation about addiction and original writing from the recovery community around Vermont.
My Heart Still Beats

My Heart Still Beats

From Vermont Public Radio

A six-part series from Writers for Recovery and VPR, featuring conversation about addiction and original writing from the recovery community around Vermont.

Most Recent Episodes

'My Heart Still Beats' Part 1: Abbie

"When you have anxiety, or chronic depression, your mind is constantly going. And I tried opiates and realized that my brain was just quiet for a little bit."

'My Heart Still Beats' Part 2: Sally

"When you're told over and over, 'Your child's a problem child — he's bad, he's bad, he's bad, he's bad!' ... You believe your kid's bad."

'My Heart Still Beats' Part 3: Mark

"There were three things you could be good at: fighting, drinking or sports. So, I stink at sports. I can't fight. But I guess I can drink."

'My Heart Still Beats' Part 4: Mike

"You're right, I probably do deserve to be in jail the rest of my life. Or, I do deserve to give my life for hers. But since I can't, let's save somebody else's life."

'My Heart Still Beats' Part 5: Emergency Room

"I think in the past, people would say, 'Look. People don't want to talk about this.' ... And the truth is, people want to talk about this stuff, if you give them the right forum."

'My Heart Still Beats' Part 6: Kate

"We're not alone. People who have this addiction, and people who love people who have this addiction — we're not alone."

Introducing 'My Heart Still Beats': Conversations About Addiction & Recovery

A six-part series from Writers for Recovery and Vermont Public Radio, featuring voices from Vermont's recovery community. Coming Feburary 25.

Introducing 'My Heart Still Beats': Conversations About Addiction & Recovery

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