I have learned what works for me in helping diminish the severity of my symptoms. Getting help with medication and therapy has been part of my treatment.
Lauren Dicair is currently working on her first book, a full-length memoir titled Capricorn Rising, which details her story of growing up in a junkie subculture in the wealthy suburbs of Philadelphia and subsequent experiences with mental illness. Lauren wears many professional hats including Clinical Social Worker, Sexologist, Astrologer, and Uber driver. She currently resides in Hatfield, Pennsylvania with her fiancé, Jon, and their son, a cat named Burroughs.
Lauren Dicair recounts her experience dealing with depression and anxiety in college after growing up in the suburbs with parents who were junkies.
We were a white, middle-class, Jewish family. Born into addiction with junkie parents, I came out of the womb and began having withdrawal seizures.