Rest In Peace Brain and Jim

Rest In Peace Brain and Jim

Last night at 9:00 PM, my cousin Brain passed. He struggled for a very long time, the last four weeks where very tough and emotional as he laid unresponsive in the hospital. Family was gather regularly to visit him and keeping our hopes up. Monday, he was removed from...
An Open Letter

An Open Letter

My friend Richard posted an open letter regarding the addiction epidemic and the current state of affairs. Please read his open letter on the RecoveryCartel.com Most of the time we “walk among you”. We work alongside you. We go to church with you. Sometimes we...
Compassion & Love

Compassion & Love

I sit here tonight. Thinking of my cousin, Amber and so many others battling the demons of addiction. Amber passed quickly from an overdose after struggling with depression and self medication. My cousin, he has been in a coma for nearly weeks now. Addiction is a...
Stigma! End It!

Stigma! End It!

Why do we have to stigmatize everything? People are battling every day. They are trying to fight a war that you do not understand. So, what do we do, we put them down. We make it about them. We don’t try to understand what is going on, we just say it is a moral...

Overdose Day 2017 #OverdoseAware2017

Today is International Overdose Awareness Day. Overdose Day spreads the message that the tragedy of overdose death is preventable. It is also a time to remember our loved ones who lost their battle to addiction. The world is battling a horrible epidemic of addiction....