December 4, 2014

She had a choice – Let her son’s addiction kill her or Make changes in her life

What happens when a mom does everything she can, on her own, to save her son from his addiction?

When she realized it made no sense to try to take her son into a recovery “battle he is not willing to fight”?

What she did once he decided it was time to change his life! 

  • Learn how this mom experiences a massive transformation in her life.

Discover how she went from a place of complete self-denial, even protecting her family from the truth and reality of her son’s addiction, to a incredible wake-up call in the form of a heart attack. Today, mother and son are sharing a different, more inspiring, hopeful story about love, parenting, and addiction.

From “I am that mother who sits in church and says I don’t care what happens to me, please take care of my child.”

To “Its not okay to put your child before you at any cost…”

Links of interest:

Anita Devlin’s Website and Blog

Addiction: Video Series

Addiction Video #2: “The Voicemail”




Check out this episode!

Addiction Conversation Podcast
About Dave Cooke

Dave Cooke is a dad on a mission. His mission is to help parents get control of their lives over the powerful, destructive influences of a child's addiction. As the father of a son in a ten year heroin battle, Dave knows all to well the challenges parents and families face. He also knows there is a way to find peace in the chaos. It is his mission to help parents discover their path to a healthier, balanced life even if a child's active addiction is still part of their daily journey.