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Allie Severino

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Allie Severino is a American television presenter who co-hosted Dopesick Nation, a television documentary about herself and Frank Holmes as recovering drug addicts. The show broadcasts on Viceland.

Allie is passionate about educating families on the advancement of addiction treatment, harm reduction, and holistic approaches. Allie believes education will aid in prevention, advance the recovery of people with drug and alcohol addiction and help heal those affected by addiction.[1]

Allie Severino was born in Englewood, NJ, and moved often growing up. She settled in South Florida at the age of 14, where she attended West Boca Raton Community High School.

Allie had already developed a history of drug use. At the age of 17, Allie was arrested for the sale, distribution, and trafficking of ecstasy and Oxycontin. She was charged as an adult and faced a 120-year prison sentence.

Trapped in what seemed a hopeless position, Allie Severino was left with few options. Her life had once lead surely to prison or death, instead she chose recovery.

She was court-mandated to six months of drug rehabilitation at the Drug Abuse Foundation in Delray Beach Florida. 10 years ago, Allie graduated from the state-run treatment facility where she got sober.

For the past seven years, Allie has been assisting families and addicts in the fight for their lives by providing addiction treatment resources to afflicted families across the country. She has seen so many success stories.[2]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Geggis, Anne. "Allie Severino: At 17, she faced life in prison for drug trafficking. Years later, she's helping others on 'Dopesick Nation'". Sun-Sentinel.com. Retrieved 2018-11-20.
  2. "Inside the Revolving Door of the Opioid Rehab Industry". Vice. 2018-09-12. Retrieved 2018-11-20.

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