Month: July 2017

Hope Warriors

I think what Koriann wrote below sums what my feelings exactly. I love when people that have been through hell walk out of the flames carrying buckets of water for those still consumed by fire. – Koriann E. These are the HOPE Warriors, they have and still are battling the demon of addiction and helping others reach for recovery. Recovery can be from addiction, mental illness, tragic events and so much more. Society is full of so much hate and needs more compassion. I am fill with joy when I meet people in recovery that are sharing love and...

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Addiction Choice or Disease? Who Care! 

CHOICE OR DISEASE? IT DOESN’T MATTER. EVERYONE DESERVES HELP AND A CHANCE AT LIFE. #SHATTERTHESTIGMA #ENDTHEHATE #SILENCEKILLS Sunday morning, Alexis Johnson drove from Harrisburg to Philadelphia to spend 3½ hours getting covered head to toe in black body paint. A friend plastered stark, white warnings like “silence kills” over and over again, on her face, chest, and legs. Read more. Would you help me with filling up comments on this article linked above on the Philly.com site with positive messages. Let’s fight the hate and fill it with HOPE and INSPIRATION.   I am excited that Friday, July 21st...

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End The Hate! #ShatterTheStigma

So proud of these women. They created a powerful display of what is going on. Right at city hall in Philadelphia, PA. This is what matters, we are loosing to many loved ones every single day. We must stand up and fight this. End The Hate! Shatter The Stigma!   Please check out Miss Ashley Lynne Photography who put this together with In response to your viral video of whether addiction is a choice or a disease, this is my response: WHO CARES???? WHETHER IT IS A CHOICE OR A DISEASE, THIS IS THE END RESULT. PLEASE EDUCATE YOUR...

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Addiction Articles & News

Today, we would like to share some very good articles on addiction and resources. U.S. charges more than 400 people in health fraud schemes and opioid scams worth $1.3 billion Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions said the record number of arrests, which included more than 120 people allegedly involved in prescribing opioids, are a preview of a more aggressive approach to combating the nation’s spiraling epidemic of drug addiction. Read more. Use Narcan every time – no exception First, let’s start with the responsibilities of doctors and first responders. They are not tasked with judging the person that they find...

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Recovery Cartel: Family Recovery

Last night was an amazing night. I visited my friend Carmen at Sage’s Haven and listened to my friend Rich Jones speak about Family Recovery. I was inspired and energized with the talk as well as the wonderful group of people that filled the room. Everyone there has suffered in some way from this horrible health crisis and are fighting to help others. I had the wonderful opportunity to meet several people that I have not met in person before and look forward to seeing them again soon. I am proud and honored to call everyone my friends, my...

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