Mother of Three Shares Drink-spiking Terror and Aftermath

This article originally appeared for Grant Broadcasters. At 11:00pm a mother is out, laughing with friends at a table in Brick Factory, the 37-year-old’s favourite pub on Hobart’s bustling Salamanca strip of nightlife. Five minutes later, and just a few sips in to her wine, she has lost her eyesight, unable to see the strangers…

A Macedonian monastery helps men find recovery from drug addiction

Article originally published by The Fix. Hidden in the green nature of Macedonia in Eastern Europe, men recovering from addiction to heroin, methadone, and other hard drugs find safety and support behind the centuries-old walls of a monastery. By living as the monks do, over a hundred men a year get their lives back on track….