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Kevin James Batiste is a 24 year old author from Tucson, Arizona. In his debut book titled "In A Stranger's Arms" he aims to shed light on the growing opioid epidemic that is sweeping through our nation.
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In a Stranger's Arms
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Overview


Valerie Smith is a brilliant honor student at Santa Ana High School with a bright future ahead. Until, one pivotal moment that she is met with the warm embrace of opiates. Ignorant of the devastating effects they bring, she continues using until there is no more… Her addiction keeps her trapped. Her pride keeps her alone. Unaware, everyone praises her. What once was a warm embrace, has now become a cold conclusion. In her darkest moment In the most unlikely place She receives a revelation that will change her life forever.
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Description


Pain medications are becoming more readily available to our youth. This book aims to capture the growing reality of the prescription painkiller epidemic. Individuals can become consumed by addiction in silence and continue with their lives without showing any signs. This book takes an in-depth look at what happens when one arrives at the reality that they may be an addict, what that individual goes through emotionally and physically and how difficult it is to get out. The ultimate goal of this book is to reach audiences from all walks of life that struggle with addiction but mostly to get parents to become aware of this epidemic and how it can be effecting the youth. This book is fictional and is not intended to cure any disease but to raise awareness to the realities of the growing opioid epidemic. Other topics that are touched on throughout the novel including things that may lead to addiction such social anxiety, mental health disorders, childhood trauma etc. This book is intended to resonate in the minds of readers everywhere and spark a discussion about the dangers of opiates in schools, businesses and homes.

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Overview


Valerie Smith is a brilliant honor student at Santa Ana High School with a bright future ahead. Until, one pivotal moment that she is met with the warm embrace of opiates. Ignorant of the devastating effects they bring, she continues using until there is no more… Her addiction keeps her trapped. Her pride keeps her alone. Unaware, everyone praises her. What once was a warm embrace, has now become a cold conclusion. In her darkest moment In the most unlikely place She receives a revelation that will change her life forever.

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Description


Pain medications are becoming more readily available to our youth. This book aims to capture the growing reality of the prescription painkiller epidemic. Individuals can become consumed by addiction in silence and continue with their lives without showing any signs. This book takes an in-depth look at what happens when one arrives at the reality that they may be an addict, what that individual goes through emotionally and physically and how difficult it is to get out. The ultimate goal of this book is to reach audiences from all walks of life that struggle with addiction but mostly to get parents to become aware of this epidemic and how it can be effecting the youth. This book is fictional and is not intended to cure any disease but to raise awareness to the realities of the growing opioid epidemic. Other topics that are touched on throughout the novel including things that may lead to addiction such social anxiety, mental health disorders, childhood trauma etc. This book is intended to resonate in the minds of readers everywhere and spark a discussion about the dangers of opiates in schools, businesses and homes.

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Book details

Genre:DRAMA

Subgenre:American

Language:English

Pages:234

Format:Paperback

Paperback ISBN:9781543954906


Overview


Valerie Smith is a brilliant honor student at Santa Ana High School with a bright future ahead. Until, one pivotal moment that she is met with the warm embrace of opiates. Ignorant of the devastating effects they bring, she continues using until there is no more… Her addiction keeps her trapped. Her pride keeps her alone. Unaware, everyone praises her. What once was a warm embrace, has now become a cold conclusion. In her darkest moment In the most unlikely place She receives a revelation that will change her life forever.

Read more

Description


Pain medications are becoming more readily available to our youth. This book aims to capture the growing reality of the prescription painkiller epidemic. Individuals can become consumed by addiction in silence and continue with their lives without showing any signs. This book takes an in-depth look at what happens when one arrives at the reality that they may be an addict, what that individual goes through emotionally and physically and how difficult it is to get out. The ultimate goal of this book is to reach audiences from all walks of life that struggle with addiction but mostly to get parents to become aware of this epidemic and how it can be effecting the youth. This book is fictional and is not intended to cure any disease but to raise awareness to the realities of the growing opioid epidemic. Other topics that are touched on throughout the novel including things that may lead to addiction such social anxiety, mental health disorders, childhood trauma etc. This book is intended to resonate in the minds of readers everywhere and spark a discussion about the dangers of opiates in schools, businesses and homes.

Read more

About the author


Kevin James Batiste is a 24 year old author from Tucson, Arizona. In his debut book titled "In A Stranger's Arms" he aims to shed light on the growing opioid epidemic that is sweeping through our nation.

Read more

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