Month: March 2017

Come and Watch Generation FOUND

Sunflower Effect is bringing the groundbreaking documentary Generation FOUND to Pittsburgh, PA at the Galleria in the South Hills. Tickets are $11 and we must have 64 individuals requesting tickets by May 23, 2017 before we can confirm the showing. Simply visit http://bit.ly/2lYXjB7 to reserve your ticket today. Your card will not be charged until we have 64 people interested!  From the creators of The Anonymous People comes GENERATION FOUND, a powerful story about one community coming together to ignite a youth addiction recovery revolution in their hometown. Devastated by an epidemic of addiction, Houston faced the reality of burying and locking up its young people at an alarming rate. And so in one of the biggest cities in America, visionary counselors, law school dropouts, aspiring rock musicians, retired football players, oil industry executives, and church leaders came together to build the world’s largest peer-driven youth and family recovery community. Independently filmed over the course of two years, GENERATION FOUND takes an unprecedented and intimate look at how a system of treatment centers, sober high schools, alternative peer groups, and collegiate recovery programs can exist in concert to intervene early and provide a real and tested long-term alternative to the “War on Drugs.” It is not only a deeply personal story, but one with real-world utility for communities struggling with addiction worldwide. As part of the screening we will have some speakers with...

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Bubba Show #EraseTheEpidemic

Yesterday, a local Pittsburgh morning show, the Bubba Show on Star FM 100.7 announced a new initiate called #EraseTheEpidemic. A good discussion was on the air and people called in sharing their stories and asking for help. We must end the stigma associated with addiction and mental illness, they are  closely related in my opinion. #EraseTheEpidemic, – “to bring awareness and to end the Heroin Epidemic” Bubba Show Our next Bubba Show initiative is #EraseTheEpidemic. Our goal is bring awareness and to end the Heroine Epidemic that is killing so many people. If you need help here are 2 phone numbers for you: White Deer Run 1-800-255-2335 Cove Forge Behavioral 1-800-873-2131 Love You – bubba I am reaching out to you all and asking you to join the Bubba Show’s initiative to Erase The Epidemic. We are working with local schools to try to bring more in the form of prevention and awareness of the dangers of drugs. “Just Say No”, didn’t work. We have to do more. This is a health crisis that must be addressed, we must end the stigma associated with addiction and mental illness. Addiction does NOT discriminate, it knows no boundaries and affects EVERYONE. Please help #EraseTheEpidemic and join with the Bubba Show on this initiative. Follow the Bubba Show and join their initiate to Erase The Epidemic. Below are the links for the Bubba...

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