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A Funeral and a Baby Shower

How the hell are these two things related you are likely asking yourself. Allow me to explain. It makes sense in the end, I promise. From about December of 2015, when I first realized my other half, my Sunshine, was on heroin until October of 2016, a lot of thoughts and emotions raced through my […]

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F H F : The Real World

  My current story takes me to a little town in Ohio, where a girl graduated from high school at the age of 16 and pursued a degree in marketing.  This young woman had no idea what her future would hold, as well as how many trials that she would have to experience before she […]

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2017 BC Overdose Action Exchange: 10 areas for action in BC’s overdose crisis

Vancouver – In a report released this morning by the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC), 10 recommended areas for action have been identified to help prevent illegal drug overdoses and reduce the number of deaths occurring in the province. ​The recommendations, which include measures such as deepening the involvement of people who use drugs […]

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Dan Carpenter Recovery #365 What is your Drug of Choice?!?! Ep. 6

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Road to Recovery w/ Dan “Carpy Diem” Carpenter July 31st, 2017

Follow Carpy Diem at https://m.facebook.com/sobernation365/ Or @sobernation365 Sharing hope for others with his experience of 6+ years in sobriety!  

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Former drug dealers tell their own stories of addiction

Former drug dealers tell their own stories of addiction

ROCHESTER, N.H. — Drug dealers play a major role in the opioid crisis facing the state, and in addition to supplying the substances being abused, they are often struggling with addiction themselves. Elizabeth Atwood said she knows firsthand about the downward spiral of substance abuse. "I don’t know when it happened. I think it started […]

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Angela Singer’s struggles with addiction and self harm became a journey of redemption and hope

Angela Singer's struggles with addiction and self harm became a journey of redemption and hope

Amid scars lining Angela Singer’s left arm are the tattooed words “Without struggle there is no progress.” Inked on her right wrist is “fearless” — reminders of a painful journey that nearly ended in her death, but has evolved into inner peace. For years, Singer harboured anger and bitterness after she was sexually abused at […]

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Is drug addiction a mental illness?

Is drug addiction a mental illness?

Yes, because addiction changes the brain in fundamental ways, disturbing a person’s normal hierarchy of needs and desires and substituting new priorities connected with procuring and using the drug. The resulting compulsive behaviors that override the ability to control impulses despite the consequences are similar to hallmarks of other mental illnesses. In fact, the DSM, […]

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Reporter reveals sister’s fatal heroin nightmare

Reporter Laura Turner reveals sister’s fatal heroin nightmare

A JOURNALIST has told of her sister’s heroin nightmare and how she could have survived it. Channel 9 reporter Laura Turner delved into her family’s heartache on Monday night’s episode of A Current Affair , telling the story of her sister Skye’s fatal drug addiction. She died from an overdose on March 10 after falling […]

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Billie Lourd Hopes Her Mom Carrie Fisher’s Cause Of Death Will Inspire Others To Get Help

Billie Lourd Hopes Her Mom Carrie Fisher's Cause Of Death Will Inspire Others To Get Help

This year hasn’t been an easy one for Billie Lourd, who, right before ringing in 2017, suffered two major losses: the death of her mother, 60-year-old actress Carrie Fisher, and her grandmother, 84-year-old actress Debbie Reynolds. Now the Associated Press has reported that the precise cause of Fisher’s untimely passing could not be determined. The […]

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Docuseries Tackles Five Decades Of The War On Drugs

History Channel Docuseries Tackles Five Decades Of The War On Drugs

The four-part miniseries is a thorough exposé of the US government’s role in growing the domestic drug war. Clip from War On Drug Policy PSA 2017 A new four-part History Channel series delves deep in the U.S. government’s role in fueling the War on Drugs during the last five decades—producing the disastrous drug war as […]

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Addiction Heroin Jay’s Story

Gods Place in Addiction & Recovery

The Road to Recovery w/ Carpy Diem 10/29/2017

Cycle An Addiction Story

Neurobiology of Addiction by Bertha K Madras, PhD

Manders’ – Finding Comfort