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Christopher – Did you ever self-medicate with alcohol and drugs?

Christopher – Did you ever self-medicate with alcohol and drugs?

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I drank for a period of time only because it eased the pain.  I smoked marijuana for a period of time because I thought, “Yeah, it was okay because it eased the pain.”  It took away the pain, it took away, you know, the spasms, ... Show More

I drank for a period of time only because it eased the pain.  I smoked marijuana for a period of time because I thought, “Yeah, it was okay because it eased the pain.”  It took away the pain, it took away, you know, the spasms, you know, it made me feel like, you know, “Hey, I’m ok, it’s alright.”  But you know what it did to me?—It gave me bladder infections.  You know, the marijuana, you know, granted it was ok, and it took away the spasms, but you know what?—It wasn’t making my body any better.

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Christopher – Did you ever self-medicate with alcohol and drugs?

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Injured in 1980 at age 16, quadriplegic
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I drank for a period of time only because it eased the pain.  I smoked marijuana for a period of time because I thought, “Yeah, it was okay because it eased the pain.”  It took away the pain, it took away, you know, the spasms, you know, it made me feel like, you know, “Hey, I’m ok, it’s alright.”  But you know what it did to me?—It gave me bladder infections.  You know, the marijuana, you know, granted it was ok, and it took away the spasms, but you know what?—It wasn’t making my body any better.

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