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A mother's eulogy for her 23-year-old daughter is helping change attitudes on the 'epidemic' of addiction.

Creator:

breakingnews.ie

Type: News
Region: Republic of Ireland
Northern Ireland
Description:

When Kathleen Mary gave her daughterâ?Ts eulogy she hoped it would help just one person. But since posting a note on Facebook with the words written down, it's clear it has reached a lot more people than that. Kathleenâ?Ts daughter Kelsey died recently from an accidental overdose. She was 23 and a recovering heroin addict. The last 10 months of her life had been spent at various rehab clinics, where her progress eventually saw her regain custody of her son. But, in Kathleenâ?Ts words, â?othe demon was still thereâ?........

Date:

15/04/2016

Rights: Public
Suggested citation:

breakingnews.ie. (2016) A mother's eulogy for her 23-year-old daughter is helping change attitudes on the 'epidemic' of addiction. [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/988675 [Accessed: 18th June 2019].

  

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