The following testimony was given by Phil Reese, UGM Recovery resident, on Easter Sunday.
In January of 2017, I was nearing the end of a four-month meth binge. I think I slept five or six nights that month. On February 2, I snapped; my mind and body simply would not keep going any longer. I started listening to the demons I had been trying to ignore for a month, and what’s worse, I began doing what they were telling me to do.
I became convinced that my girlfriend and the neighbors were planning something terrible, so I walked away. Actually, I ran. I was terrified.
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