Addiction and Recovery

Thank you dear Candace for enlightening huffington post readers on your experience with addiction and your unique take on recovery. There was nothing on diagnosis, severity, research nor reliable accounts. Yes, yet another beautiful way to emotional arouse a reader who is urging either education or http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/candace-plattor/addiction-and-relapse_b_6548274.html

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…

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.…

Thou shalt not medicate…

tends to be the common verbage of those in recovery, influenced strongly by an ‘old school’ adage of ‘medications are drugs’ of many 12 step groups (though there is an AA pamphlet that communicates the importance of medication and the place for it in recovery). In modern times we stand at a standstill, with points…

Why treatment centers are responsible for Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s death…

And why most detox and rehabs will not speak about what we can learn from it… #phillipseymourhoffman dead brings up the fact that for talent to go to work after #detox is as much the responsibility o f#treatmentcenters as it is for #studios and #talentmanagement  to halt them than it is for the person suffering from #addiction. #treatmentcenters are weak, rarely involve families for more than…

Addiction treatment is not enough. Create a foundation for a life of freedom of drugs and alcohol in San Diego

http://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/roo/4175487714.html Get sober less than a mile from the beach at a gorgeous home setting and an overall team attitude that is serious about creating a new life. Free surf lessons, multi-club 24 hour fitness membership, 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and over 2600 square feet. Beautiful amenities, two media rooms and a mac workstation with…