A way out of drug addiction

David Fowler spoke with Sentinel Audio Producer Rita Polatin for the podcast series titled “News of Healing” on JSH-Online.com. He shared this story of how he was healed of drug addiction. It has been edited for publication.

In the middle 1960s , I began to smoke and drink socially with friends on the weekends. Soon after this I began to take drugs. At this time, I was living close to San Francisco, and I began to go to dance halls such as the Fillmore and the Avalon Ballroom where you would hear really great musicians. 

That was right at the time when there was a lot of psychedelic music, and I began to take drugs such as LSD, psilocybin, and mescaline because I thought of this as the fast track to enlightenment. I also began to play the drums, which I had played earlier in my life, and eventually I joined a very, very good band that played with some top acts. 

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