Recovery Army

Recovery Army

I have shared posts from Chanda before, I have setup a special page just for her. She is a talented and inspiration person that is fighting the addiction epidemic. While watching her I discovered Michael R. DeLeon and the Recovery Army! “On the Road to...
We Can  Change The World!

We Can Change The World!

We can CHANGE THE WORLD! Sunflower Effect is dedicated to helping people affected by mental illness. Addiction is a mental illness, it changes the way the brain works. Recovery is a personal journey that is different for each person. Some may choose to share their...
Depression and Exercise

Depression and Exercise

Depression Depression is much more than just being sad. It’s the overwhelming feeling of hopelessness. This feeling stays and may take small breaks but seems to creep back out and take a strong hold. Constantly thinking about the negative and not looking at the...
#RecoverOrDIE Tour

#RecoverOrDIE Tour

I have been following Chanda for a while. Her creative and touching poetry has always touched me. Her passion for helping others is what the spirit of recovery is like in my opinion. Today, she was joined on a Facebook Live with Tw1tch to announce that she will be...
Why! It’s So Tough!

Why! It’s So Tough!

I have been having a hard time. For some time now, life has been tough. My depression has been in overdrive and panic attacks hitting more often. It is just so TOUGH! My mind races with thoughts and ideas. Worrying about everything. Most days I feel like I am in the...