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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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TRUTH

What is truth? Everyone seems to be seeking it, especially in others, so let’s start with the factual definition, shall we? According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary (Noah Webster may be a distant relative of mine so I’m kind of famous. You should listen to me, just sayin’), the definition is as follows: TRUTH: 1: a […]

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New Jersey Boy Helps People Recovering From Drug Addiction After Father’s Death

New Jersey Boy Helps People Recovering From Drug Addiction After Father's Death

A young South Jersey boy dealing with the loss of his father is lending a huge helping hand to victims of the opioid epidemic. It was a year ago when Trae Cole’s father died after battling a drug addiction Now the 11-year-old boy is turning his tragedy into triumph by making it his mission to […]

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Sugar Boom Boom

      I was on the phone with my best friend and with us being two birds of the same feather we are often interrupted by phone calls and we have to continue our chat at a later point during the day. I look down as I see an unfamiliar number. Not recognizing it […]

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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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William Seemiller (“William Charles”)

William Seemiller (“William Charles”)

Good evening, Crusaders. As promised, today I’d like to introduce you to one of the substance abuse treatment “advocates” operating amongst us, while simultaneously introducing you to the fact that he’s not actually advocating for anything other than his bank account. William Seemiller, also known as “William Charles” on Facebook, has been creeping around social […]

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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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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