© 2019 by Leanna Olbinsky.                                                   leanna@risinghope.co

Resiliency in the Battle of Addiction

The personal experience of a girl growing up in a family afflicted by addiction and how her resiliency broke the cycle.

The Cycle of Addiction Can Stop with You

Rise with love and resiliency, not

resentment and anger

Seeing your parents struggle with addiction teaches you two things at a young age: Nothing is what it seems and the world isn't a fair place. You grow up in a sink or swim environment. You're thrown into the current of adult-hood early and it's up to you to rise above the tide. You're not destined to follow their footsteps. You're not the reason for their addiction. You are resilient. You are loved and you're not alone.

What I saw in my dad's struggle with addiction versus what other people saw when they looked at my dad. 

How Society Saw My Dad's Addiction

The solution to addiction is not sobriety, it's getting the right mental health care.

How Addiction Really kills Families

My dad was hospitalized 6 times for overdoses and my request for mental health eval's were ignored.

How the Health Care Failed My Dad

Leanna's Letters is a memoir of her experiences with her dad's addiction as well as his perspective from letters he wrote her in prison. 

The perfect daughter-dad relationship. Steve and Leanna planned to conquer the world together. But when Leanna found burnt tin foil in her dad's bedroom in 2004, things were never the same. Regardless, Steve and Leanna find a way to have an unbreakable bond throughout her dad's disease. Submit your email below to be the first to know when the book is available.

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