We must be united in the war against addiction! My mission is to unite organizations,support groups, and everyone else who needs a helping hand. I am here to educate equip and develop a Recovery resource Network. My hope is that everyone gets the help they need and no one is left behind or alone in their fight for freedom from addiction. Join me and lets fight the good fight! Our Philosophy: Instigate, Agitate, Educate, and Liberate!
Jesus Christ is the Truth the Life the Way !
June 15, 2019 - One little-known aspect of the history of this enormously popular therapy, and a testament to the interdisciplinary nature of health and wellness, is the influence of the Swiss psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung.
Mother shares photos of her ‘chaotic’ life when she downed a litre of vodka ‘for fun’
June 17, 2019 - Megan Montague, 31, from Kent, talks about her relationship with alcohol on her blog Sober Story, which millions of social drinkers in Britain will relate to. She also compares impactful pictures on her Instagram of her life as a drinker with her more wholesome sober lifestyle. More@DailyMail.co.uk
“While they were saying among themselves it cannot be done, it was done.” —Helen Keller
Gary Stromberg co-founded GIBSON & STROMBERG, a large and influential public relations firm of the sixties and seventies. The company represented such luminaries as The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Muhammad Ali, Barbra Streisand, Boyz II Men, Ray Charles, The Doors, Earth, Wind & Fire, Elton John, and Crosby, Stills, & Nash. He’s currently writing a fourth book, She’s Come Undone. He currently runs The BLACKBIRD Group, a small public relations firm in Marina del Rey, California.
Canadian edibles to be available for sale before X-Mas VIDEO
June 14, 2019 - For cannabis edibles, such as baked goods and beverages, a maximum of 10 mg of THC per package will be permitted. “Limiting the amount of THC to 10 mg. lowers the risk of a serious adverse reaction...More@CTVNews.ca
How Ketamine Opens a New Era for Depression Treatment
June 14, 2019 - Johnson & Johnson won approval for esketamine, a close cousin of ketamine, for patients with treatment-resistant depression, who make up one-third of the estimated 17.3 million Americans who have experienced depression.
Kate Middleton Channeled Princess Diana in Powerful Speech on Addiction
June 15, 2019 - The Duchess of Cambridge made her speech at the Action on Addiction gala dinner in London on Wednesday evening. The charity, which she’s a patron of, helps both people and families who have been affected by drugs and alcohol. More@Yahoo.com
June 15, 2019 - No longer do you have to feel left out or uncool for being sober. You maybe don’t even have to completely stop drinking alcoholic beverages? This is according to a new generation of kinda-sorta temporary temperance crusaders... More@NYTimes.com
‘Deaths of despair’ are taking more lives of millennial Americans than any generation
June 15, 2019 - But there are other structural factors at play, according to the report, namely the myriad financial problems millennials are facing: student loan debt, healthcare, childcare, and an expensive housing market...
My dad easily gave up his Marlboros. Now he won’t give up his Juul JUNE 16, 2019 - “It is such a relief to not be a smoker,” said Casper LaVito, 69. “It’s great. I can’t believe it. I still can’t believe it.” He typically vapes blueberry or strawberry knock-off Juul pods, as well as Juul’s 3% strength mint pods... More@CNBC.com
How opioids invaded America — and are tightening their grip
June 15, 2019 - There is no “typical” person affected by opiate addiction. It cuts across socioeconomics, age, race, ethnicity and geography. Victims are just as likely to have been raised in a loving, stable home as not, writes Harry Nelson in his new book, “The United States of Opioids, A Prescription for Liberating a Nation in Pain”...
Luann: I was ‘self-absorbed’ during sobriety struggle
June 14, 2019 - De Lesseps, 54, had her issues with alcohol thrown into the spotlight when she was arrested in Palm Beach, Fla. on Christmas Eve 2017 following a drunken night when she allegedly attacked and threatened to kill a police officer. More@PageSix.com
Federal Grants Restricted To Fighting Opioids Miss The MarkNPR AUDIO
June 13, 2019 - The federal government has doled out at least $2.4 billion in state grants since 2017, in hopes of stemming an opioid epidemic that killed 47,600 people in the U.S. in that year alone. More@NPR.org
Artie Lange’s latest dispatch from gas station VIDEO
May 19, 2019 - Pumping gas and reading Howard Sterns new book, which is great by the way. I read in 2004 Trump interview with me there. I’m reading about the POTUS when a guy yells at me “yo fill it with regular” lol, my crazy life! More@NJ.com
Santa Clara County DA will stop filing charges in most minor drug cases
June 13, 2019 - Prosecutors say the aim of the change is to keep one- and two-time offenders out of the court system, diverting them instead to drug treatment programs and reserving bandwidth for more serious addiction cases that cross over to become community nuisances or public-safety concerns. More@MercuryNews.com
June 15, 2019 -W.Va. “I lost my only brother, he would have been 26 today on June 14, to a heroin overdose the day after Christmas. I knew after his death I needed to do something. I wanted to do work that would somehow honor him and also help people who are struggling,” Hilliard said. More@WSAZ.com
June 10, 2019 - Daily exposure to light and darkness helps maintain our 24-hour body clock, which regulates metabolism, sleep-promoting hormones, blood pressure, and other bodily functions. Mounting research suggests disrupting that typical sleep-wake cycle may contribute to poor health… More@StatNews.com
Judge rules withdrawal of Miami company’s claims would cause defendants to be ‘materially prejudiced’
June 14, 2019 - Kipu alleges that the owner of a South Florida drug treatment center and his sons, who own a software development and programing company coped Kipu’s EMR program through the defendants’ creation of “ZenCharts” all while the parties were working together through a software licensing agreement they had entered into. More@FLARecord.com
June 15, 2019 - Anxiety and depression together increases suicide risk. Each can be challenging, but combined they can put massive pressure on the foundations of our existence – relationships, work performance, physical health and happiness. More@ThriveGlobal.com
Men’s mental health - the five warning signs to look out for
June 16, 2019 - Here’s how to start those difficult conversations ... “Talking about feelings doesn’t have to be in an intense eye-to-eye environment,” says Chris O’Sullivan from the Mental Health Foundation, which found that only..
California Tests a Digital ‘Fire Alarm’ for Mental Distress
June 17, 2019 - Last winter, several dozen people who were struggling with suicidal urges and bouts of intense emotion opened their lives to a company called Mindstrong, in what has become a closely watched experiment in Silicon Valley.
JUNE 17, 2019 - He played ping-pong with 28-year-old Justin and all seemed well. They had discussed the future; it seemed bright. But in the morning light, a friend called to say Justin was missing. Wright had a terrible feeling. “I think he’s dead,” he told his girlfriend, moments before arriving at his son’s apartment. More@OZY.com
Local Governments Seek Negotiating Power in Lawsuit
June 14, 2019 - COLUMBUS, Ohio — Lawyers suing over the toll of opioids asked a judge Friday to allow a structure for all 25,000 municipal and county governments in the U.S. to be paid — if a settlement can be reached with companies that make and distribute powerful prescription painkillers. More@NYTimes.com
She lost her brother to an opioid overdose. So she walked 2,575 miles VIDEO
JUNE 14, 2019 - Jessie Grieb lost her brother four years ago, June 15. He was yet another casualty of the nation’s opioid crisis. Her boyfriend died from heroin use. And she, too, has struggled with addiction since she was 17.
Beverly Hills says it is the first US city to ban tobacco sales
June 6, 2019 - Officials in the Los Angeles suburb known for glamour, celebrities and over-the-top wealth say they believe their ban is a first in the nation. “Somebody’s got to be first, so let it be us,” Mayor John Mirisch said.
Florida doctor arrested after dispensing meth to patients VIDEO
June 17, 2019 - Lambert said McClean was also writing prescriptions “for medications that are not medically necessary and are also illegal.” She said undercover agents purchased “very large qualities of methamphetamine” from McClean. A receptionist ... said he was never there and just served his clients virtually.