“Through Chris Dunkin’s journey in the Gripped book series by Stacy Padula, readers can learn about how difficult recovery is and how surrounding yourself with the right people can be very beneficial.” – Sarah Parrish
Gripped Part 3: The Fallout by Stacy Padula, is a page turner that will allow teens and adults to understand the harmful effects of drug addiction.
If adults want to learn the signs of prescription drugs abuse, they should read the entire Gripped series by Stacy Padula. The best kids from the best families can be ensnared.
Addiction does not discriminate.
Written by Sarah Parrish, Dover, Massachusetts Sarah is a senior at Dover-Sherborn High School where she is captain of the Alpine Ski Team and the Track and Field Team. She is also a member of her school’s Peer Helping Club and Community Service club. Throughout the summer, Sarah works as a counselor at a localContinue reading “Y.A. Novel ‘Blindsided’ Exposes the Effects of Opioid Abuse on Teens”
In preparation for an upcoming interview with Doug Llewelyn – Why do you feel your books are necessary for young adults to read? My books share the raw truth about opioid addiction, as well as other substances, in a realistic and relatable way. Drugs pose an empty promise for fulfillment, which often leads to self-destruction and hurts many others in the process. I want to help kids avoid the heartache that goes along with substance abuse and find positive/beneficial outlets for their energy. There is an immense amount of social pressure on teens today. Between social media and technology, they are constantly connected and can easily lose touch with themselves. They face enormous pressure to fit in with their peers and often lose themselves in the process…