To license or not to license sober living homes

http://www.kpho.com/story/28123501/az-lawmaker-wants-sober-living-homes-to-be-licensed And the fight to regulate sober living homes continues. An Arizona bill seeks to license sober houses and recovery homes, placing an interesting point of view on a seemingly untouched policy for disabled housing, which those suffering from substance use disorders are under (ADA and FDH). Are there standards in sober living homes? If…

Free shipping on Vicodin orders over $100

http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/medical_examiner/2014/05/amazon_illegal_drugs_muscle_relaxants_steroids_prescription_drugs_delivered.html Yes, even Amazon has loopholes and its amazing what a dealer will do to squeeze the system in order to provide drugs through mail. In a digital age its hard to control the logistics of ordering and shipping, yet its so highly tempting to be part of such a wonderful supply and demand search.…

A Voice of Recovery is being heard…Loud

http://www.boston.com/health/2014/04/09/mayor-walsh-announces-examination-boston-addiction-and-recovery-services/4ktlwzhq9P3d53csFisAuL/story.html A Boston Mayor realizing he cannot do it on his own. Recognition to our recovery communities as being not only supportive, but an crucial element to educating and transforming prevention and outreach. Here’s to Recovery. Here’s to our communities. Here’s to change. Our fight was worth fighting and the next step is making this…