Elmhurst Summit Tackles Heroin Use in Community

Elmhurst Summit Tackles Heroin Use

Mysuburbanlife - June 26, 2015 – Rob Baumgartner, 34, recently celebrated the first anniversary of his sobriety at a heroin summit organized by state Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, in Elmhurst. Sharing his story with a group of people at the forum who were former addicts or had lost loved ones to their heroin addictions, Baumgartner explained to them how his addiction originated from being bullied as a child, and his search of “trying to find acceptance,” drugs – not necessarily the people who used them – provided that avenue for self and peer acceptance. Read the complete article at mysurburbanlife.com