Posts Tagged: Vicodin

Voices on Addiction: A Bad Night


Trying to protect him from himself is like trying to protect atmosphere from weather. ...more

Novelist disappears into illness, addiction


Kaye Gibbons, author of the 1987 debut best-seller Ellen Foster and several subsequent novels, is the subject of an Associated Press profile published in several newspapers and Sunday book sections over the weekend. The article traces her downfall from “vivacious” best-selling author to her 2008 arrest for forging hydrocodone prescriptions to her disappearance into mental illness.