Substance Abuse

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Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving

Think you are “just buzzed”? It is called drunk driving. Sierra called me. She told me her best friend died right in front of her when a drunk driver hit them. Listen here: Sierra used this tragedy in her life as motivation to try to help others and keep them from experiencing the same type…

TheHopeLine Helped Me Change My Life

“A HopeCoach Helped Me Change” I talked to a HopeCoach a few years ago and I just wanted to thank you so much! The HopeCoach helped me change my life. It was about 3 years ago and I just wanted to give an update. I was a drug user and had lost hope in my life. I didn’t…

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Highs and Lows of Addiction

Here’s my dilemma – I don’t want this to be just one more blog that warns you about the harmful outcomes of addictions. I don’t want to be that overlooked poster that tells you to “Just say No.” I’m afraid that many times the warning messages to avoid certain addictive behaviors, go in one ear…

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Four Main Reasons for Addictions

Did you know addiction is the #1 public health crisis in the United States, costing 500 billion dollars each year? That’s a lot of money. Think of all the good things that could happen if our society had 500 billion dollars to invest in schools, health care, and helping the poor. But it’s blown every…

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Rx Abuse Is Popping Pills Safer than Illegal Drugs?

Prescription Drugs Have you taken Rx drugs you weren’t prescribed?  Have you ever taken Rx drugs more than prescribed or when you didn’t need them?  Have you taken Rx drugs that were prescribed to your parents or your friends? Related Posts: So Who’s An Addict? How To Stay Clean How TheHopeLine® Saved My Life Have…