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Fighting the new drug

Jerome chats with pupils after a presentation

By Marisha Darneaud

Jerome Alexander is a recovering ‘drug’ addict. But it’s not ‘meth’, cocaine or even ecstasy. Really, it’s not even a new drug but actually a social ill. It’s porn.

I met Jerome at the Youth 2000 Prayer Festival that was held at Holy Faith Convent, Couva where he was a guest speaker. I asked him if he felt comfortable about sharing his story, knowing that people will recognise him now everywhere he goes, but he chooses to focus on helping people rather than worry about people’s opinions of him.

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