Tracey Helton Mitchell / The Big Fix: Hope after Heroin

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 7:30pm

Tracey Helton Mitchell wrote The Big Fix: Hope after Heroin after surviving nearly a decade of drug abuse and hard living on the streets in the Tenderloin district of San Francisco. As heroin addiction reaches epidemic proportions across the country, Mitchell provides a poignant perspective on rebuilding her life, while exposing the failings of the American rehab system. From re-learning how to deal with everything from money to friendships, The Big Fix describes the unique challenges faced by women caught in the grip of substance abuse.

Tracey Helton Mitchell is a recovering heroin addict. After completing rehab in 1998, she dedicated her life to the care and treatment of heroin users. Tracey entered school through an ex-offender’s program where she earned a bachelors of business administration and masters of public administration. In addition, she is a certified addiction specialist and supervisor. She was featured in the movie Black Tar Heroin: The Dark End of the Street. She has also been featured by CNN, Anderson Cooper, Vice, the Huffington Post, and the New York Times. Tracey lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and three children.




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The Big Fix: Hope After Heroin Cover Image
ISBN: 9781580056038
Availability: Out of Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Seal Press (CA) - March 8th, 2016