Hope over Dope

The stories of hope in recovery from addiction and alcoholism, presently known as substance use disorders, are very real. The impact of school on the turnaround is very real and rarely heard (as well as employment). The challenge is finding these colleges that are willing to give individuals second chances as well as accommodating programs…

“The more we talk about it, the less shame there will be…”. Thank you Joe.

Beautiful Joe. Educating and sharing personal experiences comfort the questions, fears and doubts about mental health and substance use disorders: from anger to solutions. It also creates a shift from handicap to empowerment, both supporting governmental agencies and leaders to promote evidence based programs, social support models and existing agencies that are currently having positive…

14 days #14days

October is recovery month. We all have that uncle, cousin, brother…yes even grandparent. To maintain the guilt and shame is unbearable…sometimes the silence kills. Heres to a new perception on the most pervasive and quiet killer in this country in which we have so much progress and hope for change. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/14-days-addictions-impact-on-family/