Philadelphia real estate investor Jon Orens visited Solutions Journalism: Covering Addiction today to share his experience as a father to a son with a substance use disorder. Jon’s son, Danny Orens, passed away on Nov. 16, 2016 after an 11-year battle with alcohol, opiates and benzodiazepines. Danny, 28, had recently celebrated two years of abstinence-based recovery.
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