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No one is immune to tragedy. A close-knit, wholesome Tennessee family suffers trauma at the hands of the drug addiction epidemic that too many face today. Meet Jessica Akhrass, a fearless champion for her brother. Jessica loves her brother so much that she was inspired to work tirelessly to pass pill mill legislation in the state of Tennessee.
Jessica Sharp Akhrass reveals the agony, grief, and gut-wrenching details of loving an addict. While she illuminates her personal experience, she encourages anyone affected by addiction to have hope and fight for reform. Emboldened by her love for her baby brother, Jessica passionately led a remarkable and exhaustive campaign to change Tennessee prescription laws and save lives. Readers will empathize with her struggles and rejoice in her successes. This well-written memoir is a must-read for addicts, family and friends of addicts, teenagers, parents, teachers, clergy, counselors, law enforcement officers, and medical professionals.