Substance Abuse

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The Opioid Epidemic

We Are Facing An Opioid Epidemic If you listen to my radio show you know that I’m a pretty straight shooter. I call it like it is. Sometimes it can come across harshly, but I’m often dealing with life and death situations and I don’t have time to sugar coat things, especially when someone calls…

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Why Alcohol Addiction Is A Big Problem

Alcohol is the most harmful drug, even worse than heroin and crack cocaine. -Dr. David Nutt Does this statement shock you? It is the truth. Dr. David Nutt is a professor of neuropsychopharmacology at Imperial College London. He studies how drugs affect the mind. In this video interview he explains why alcohol is the number…

What Sleep, Food, and Exercise have to do with Recovery:

How THE BIG THREE: Sleep, Food, and Exercise Can Help You in Your Recovery This post was originally published on Fortify, it has been reused with permission by: The Fortify Team. Fortify was specifically designed to help individuals (particularly young people) struggling with pornography eventually reach long-lasting freedom. When you think of ways to help in…

A Rape Survivor’s Story

The journey toward healing begins with the truth. Sarah Kate shares her story of rape, alcoholism, and depression with Unveiled Campaign. This downward spiral that she found herself on was the result of a secret she was keeping…she had been abused and sexually assaulted. She is now on a journey toward healing and shares how she was…

Tonight, I Walked that Thin Line

Have You Walked That Thin Line Between Life And Death? We grew up away from other people, out in the country. My Mom was as religious as she was irrational, and the two don’t mix. She once grounded me for a week for putting the soap on the wrong side of the sink. She used…