Contribute Your Story to The SHINE!

Please help us spread the word and end the stigma. A friend described people with the passion for recovery as having a SHINE. I loved this description and feel is it exactly what I see when I talk to people in recovery. Their passion and heart shines so bright. They...

Recovery – It's a Family Affair

My friend Adrienne is involved with Lost Dreams Awakening.  Addiction is a family disease, it affects all members of the family, not just the addict. Family members need help with recovery also. Beth Butler, the Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance Program Director,...

How Many People Have to Die…

We are losing 144 people every day in the United States. Our communities are struggling with a massive epidemic. We need to start addressing this as an epidemic, not just with words but with actions. I believe we have to change how we are treating addiction. We have...

We All Must Step Up

Tonight I had the privilege to talk with Richard Jones of Favor SC. The full video is below, we talked about the heroin crisis that is taking 144 lives every single day in the United States. Please watch the conversation and how we can all step up. We have to change...