program, gets stable, becomes a productive member of society, then people say they are not clean and sober because of the medication.
Today, we are hearing the story about Justine from her mom, Joanne. Growing up, Justine was shy. However, she excelled academically and socially in middle school and beyond. In her junior year of high school, Justine was uncomfortable at her private school and transferred to a public institution instead. Eventually, Justine became a big-time broker in Manhattan and went to college for insurance. One day Justine complained about intense pains in her stomach – she was diagnosed with Crohn's disease. Every time Justine got a flare-up, they gave her pain medication – she became addicted to the pain medication by the time she was twenty-two. By the age of thirty-one, Justine was making six figures.