A B.R.A.G. medallion winner, "Down the Rabbit Hole: A Memoir of Abuse, Addiction and Recovery" chronicles the life of Kate Russell as she journeys from abused child of alcoholics, to recovering addict. Exploring the triggered state, a.k.a. "rabbit-holing," Kate details how escaping into her mind went from a coping mechanism to a self-destructive pattern of negative thinking. Told in short story format, "Down the Rabbit Hole" is 62 chapters of true stories which detail how Kate survived her abusive parents, started to become them, then chose recovery and broke the cycle. Heartbreaking, darkly humorous and inspirational, "Down the Rabbit Hole" is a must read for child abuse survivors, addicts, or anyone who is interested in exploring how broken minds work.