Honesty Shouldn’t Impair Medical Treatment; Every Life Is Equal

Over the course of the past three years, I have been to every hospital in the Seattle Metropolitan Area, as an employed person, a housed person, an unemployed person, a homeless person, a housed disabled person; as a drug user who injected for a period of less than a year less than once a week, a drug user who did not inject and a non drug user; I have been open and honest with those that I am to trust with my medical care, and my life to find that in many of their eyes once a drug user, always a drug user; and that is demonstrated in the level of…