Month: June 2017

Biggest Health Crisis of our Time

 If you follow Sunflower Effect you know the major impact that the addiction epidemic is having on lives in our country. I was questioned recently when I stated that this is a “Health Crisis”, I responded with the number of lives that are being lost as well as news articles and reports from leading journals, organizations and the medical community. “This is the biggest health crisis of our time,” state physician general Dr. Rachel Levine said. “The numbers are staggering.” Read more.  The above quote is from the Pennsylvania State Physician General, the article goes into more details and...

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EXPLAINING WHO THE "JUNKIES" ARE IN AMERICA

It’s pretty crazy that I ever had to make this video in the first place… EXPLAINING WHO THE “JUNKIES” ARE IN AMERICA Please SHARE it, Help BREAK the Stigma!! A special thanks to all who are in this video!! Like, Follow, Share, Comment Chanda Lynn Poetry of An...

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A Set Back Will Not Stop US

This is an epidemic, a health crisis that is taking 144 lives each day in the United States. The film Generation Found is about the Youth Recovery Revolution and explores how a town in Texas is fighting this crisis with a Recovery High School. I am disappointed to say that we have not reached the “tipping” point needed to have our screening of Generation Found. I encourage you to see the film, you can go to the Generation Found web site to find a location or stream the film. Please comment on this post about your thoughts on the film, I would love to hear feedback from it. If you would like to go on a Facebook Live with me about the film I would be honored to host it with you. We are on a mission to help save lives and shatter the stigma of addiction and mental illness. We will NOT stop and will keep exploring other ways of reaching everyone and changing how people look at addiction, recovery and mental illness. This may be a small set back, but NOT the end of the mission. Sunflower Effect was created in memory and honor of Amber and all of the people who lost their battle. We are in the process of organizing an event in the Carrick neighborhood of Pittsburgh. This was my home for many years,...

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From Death To Life – Event

We are honored that we are asked to setup a table at an event in Monongahela this summer. “From Death To Life” with the theme “You’re Never Alone” will be on Saturday, August 19th at Chess Park in Monongahela, PA from 12 to 5. Let’s Educate and Support our Community During this Battle on Addiction! Because of you We’ll Never Stop!! Refreshments Entertainment by DJ Jeremy Gerba Educational Tables Flu Shots with Medical AND MORE Teen Challenge Fathers Heart Gateway Pyramind Fight for Change Harmony Life Center SPHS Casa For Kids Hope in a Bag AND MORE There will be a bouncy house, visit from the Fire Truck, Face Painting, Crafts and prizes. View the Facebook Event Page. Looking for donations of Book bags… notebooks… pencils… pens… crayons, and anything else you might put in a book bag for going back to school…And who would like to donate a basket… for my event Aug 19,2017 Death to Life “Your Never Alone” private message me… Thank...

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