Goodbye Ganja for Gaga?

A beautiful openness to share her hope. Bravo Gaga, taking a true story that might at first glance appear like the typical lifestyle or repetitive stumble of an artist’s life, turned into an expression of life, redemption and above all a huge impact on many a followers that this talented and immensely creative woman is.…

Letting go of the addiction stigma…even in Martha’s Vineyard #addiction #recovery #opiates #heroin

http://www.mvtimes.com/2014/06/04/section-35-when-addiction-calls-for-drastic-action/ Yes, even in Martha’s Vineyard has opiate addiction arrived. No rehabs in site and hospitals overwhelmed. A great opportunity to become educated on recovery, resources and 12 step programs. As we awaken to an epidemic can we begin to seek those who have seen results. We are currently fighting a stigma and realizing there…

Just say ‘Maybe tomorrow’? #addiction #alcoholism #sober #soberliving #soberlivingsandiego

http://www.newsobserver.com/2014/06/02/3905360/keeping-your-teen-away-from-drugs.html Its actually impossible to keep them away from drugs, its part of the culture. The thing is, what to do in those instances. Just say no is from the Reagan era and it not only didnt help, but it stigmatized it and created a whole other problem legally, but thats beyond this post. Know…

Opiate epidemic filling up prisons

In Ohio prisons, the opiate epidemic is packing jail cells and making us wonder if we are doing enough with prevention, because incarceration is not working. The high rising costs of facilities and the impact of addiction are out of control. What are we missing? http://www.timesleaderonline.com/page/content.detail/id/503776/Official–addiction-epidemic-filling-Ohio-prisons.html?isap=1&nav=5019