Title

Bonnie Dermody of Portland, a recovering heroin addict, has been on methadone fo

Authors

Tim Greenway

Source

Salt

Date

1-2005

Volume Number

Number 59/60

Pages

58-67

Abstract

Bonnie Dermody of Portland, a recovering heroin addict, has been on methadone for seven years. She gets the medication from the Discovery House in South Portland and is allowed to take home a week's supply. Her husband, Vinnie, died of AIDS, contracted from sharing needles. She once taught classes on being a travel agent. She lives in a small apartment with her dog and believes she will always have to take methadone.

Subjects

Methadone maintenance, Dermody, Bonnie

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