The Cobain Legacy: Music and Sobriety

https://www.spin.com/2018/02/frances-bean-cobain-sober-instagram/ We commend Frances Cobain, daughter of Kurt Cobain on her 2nd sober birthday. The impact of family hurts not only parents but also children, and the difficulties to overcome alcohol and drug use can become challenging given the social system reintegration and reliving trauma through the developmental stages that psychologically can become stagnant or…

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…

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

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/

Sober homes do have overseeing bodies such as the sober living network and caarr. Usually the tension caused by nieghbors is stigma related and fear behind it driving prices down, both proven wrong by research showing a positive correlation with benefits to the community such as reduced crime. Heres to the education and advocacy in…

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…