Month: July 2017

My New Leaf App #Addiction #Recovery

I have been following Ryan Brannon and his app My New Leaf and am excited to hear him speak next week at IUP. ¬†Below is a video from WTAE News about the app. Please check out the app on your iPhone or Android device. I will be planning on doing a screen share live about this in the very near future. My New Leaf App at Google Play My New Leaf App on iTunes Store    ...

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The Rewired Soul – #Addiction #MentalIllness

There was a horrible and misleading video that went viral about addiction NOT being a disease. This is what we are fighting, the video’s purpose was to upset people and create humor from people suffering. Chris from The Rewired Soul published two response videos which explained the FACTS about addiction with science and research backing. After watching his video, I began watching his other videos and also started reading his book “HOPE: How I Overcame Depression, Anxiety and Addiction (and How You Can Too)“. I am loving this book, his story, background and his recovery. Very good book, I...

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Recovery & Opioid Issues We Face

There are so many people affected by the addiction in the world, chances are you know someone that is affected directly or indirectly and they may not be sharing this with you. ¬†Being vocal about this health crisis opens people to talk with you about it, I have meet so many wonderful people who are in recovery and also suffered tragic losses. Tomorrow, join my friend Robert for a special Facebook Live that he is hosting. Let’s discuss the issues we face. Friday, July 7, 2017 at 11:00 AM...

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#DearAmerica – Addiction Is A Disease

Part of the problem for people struggling with addiction is the hate that is spurred from people. A viral video has been circulating claiming that addiction is not a disease. This myth has been stated so many times and is often repeated. Below are two response videos from The Rewire that provide scientific facts and research showing that addiction is in FACT a disease....

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