Out of the Dark

Gripped by the claws of opioid use disorder, Nikki Tierney was convicted of child endangerment. Even after 13 years of recovery, it haunted her every move: where she could work, how she could interact with her kids. So Tierney focused on changing the law—and the lives of others who are in sustained remission from substance use disorder.

From the Spring/Summer 2022 issue