Friday, July 31, 2015

Bobbi Kristina Brown Death Confirmed, Autopsy to Follow




























Tragically, nearly six months after having spent time on life support, Bobbi Kristina Brown passed away on Sunday, July 26 , 2015.

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 Bobbi Kristina Brown Death Confirmed, Autopsy to Follow

Worlds Most Expensive Place To Buy Cocaine























According to a recently published global survey, cocaine continues to be the most expensive drug in the world, and Australians are paying the most for it.

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 Worlds Most Expensive Place To Buy Cocaine

“Web Junkie” Captures China’s Internet Addiction Disorder

























With China as the first and only country in the world to have internet addiction disorder classified as an actual clinical condition, rehab camps now exist for treatment.

Read more about the web here.: 
 “Web Junkie” Captures China’s Internet Addiction Disorder

Dangers of Vaping: Researchers Discover Formaldehyde in E-cigs



























Popular or not, don’t ignore the dangers of vaping.  New research has just discovered formaldehyde in those trendy e-cigs.

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 Dangers of Vaping: Researchers Discover Formaldehyde in E-cigs

Former FBI Agent Was Also A Drug Addict

























Stories like Lowry’s are important to share, because he is not alone in his addiction to heroin. Our nation is facing an epidemic that doesn’t care about your social class, economic status, or career.

Get the full story here.: 
Former FBI Agent Was Also A Drug Addict

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Was Charleston Shooter, Dylann Roof, On Suboxone Too Long?










In February, Dylann Roof was questioned by police for acting suspicious at a local shopping center, when police found on him “a small unlabeled white bottle containing multiple orange square strips” which Roof explained was Suboxone, a drug that is most commonly used to treat opiate addiction.

Learn more about it here.: 
 Was Charleston Shooter, Dylann Roof, On Suboxone Too Long?

Darryl Strawberry: From Addict to Preacher

























Darryl Strawberry held onto his addiction as if it was his own shadow...

Read more about his journey here:
 Darryl Strawberry: From Addict to Preacher

Brother of Mark Wahlberg Produces Opiate Addiction Movie: If Only

























James Wahlberg, brother of famous Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg, recently created a movie called, If Only, which addresses the serious topic of opiate addiction as two brothers become hooked on prescription pills. 

Get more about the movie here.: 
 Brother of Mark Wahlberg Produces Opiate Addiction Movie: If Only

#MotivationMonday: Let Go

























Like most people, I like to be in control. I like to know that I am in charge of the results of whatever efforts I put in. It can be really frustrating to work so hard at something, only to watch it crumble before your very eyes...

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 #MotivationMonday: Let Go

New Drug Candy Surfaces in South Florida




























Both the United States Attorney’s Office in Tampa, and the Miami-Dade Police Department, are working with The Poison Control Center to issue an alert to the public about two cases under investigation where drug-laced candy was found in Florida communities.

Read more about this story here.:
 New Drug Candy Surfaces in South Florida

#MotivationMonday: Be Kind





























It is not uncommon for us alcoholic/addicts to gain resentments over something that we may perceive to be reality.

Read more about being kind here: 
 #MotivationMonday: Be Kind

Monday, July 6, 2015

#MotivationMonday: Dream Big




























Just for today, get out of your own way and chase your dreams just like you chased your recovery – with determination, faith, and positive thinking/actions.

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#MotivationMonday: Dream Big

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Love & Mercy: Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson Faced Mental Illness and Drug Abuse
































“It brought back a lot of memories of when I took drugs and things, so it was hard,” the Beach Boy said of the movie Love & Mercy. “I thought it was cast really good and it was really factual and a really great experience to watch.”

Get more about the movie here.:
 Love & Mercy: Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson Faced Mental Illness and Drug Abuse

Heroes in Recovery: Defining A Superhero


























Who are the heroes in recovery for addiction?  A hero may get their title for being like a warrior when facing their disease and showing bravery by facing their fears.

Learn more here.:
 Heroes in Recovery: Defining A Superhero

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Alcohol Poisoning Deaths from Binge Drinking: Six People Die Every Day




























Alcohol poisoning deaths are a rising concern in the nation due to the frequency of binge drinking. 

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Alcohol Poisoning Deaths from Binge Drinking: Six People Die Every Day

How To Make Drugs: Recipe for Homebrewed Opiates





























Scientist Dr. John Dueber and his research team from the University of California, Berkeley discovered a recipe for homebrewed opiates, involving a simple product like yeast! 

Get more information here.: 
 How To Make Drugs: Recipe for Homebrewed Opiates

Susanne Johnson, Lead Advocate for Heroes in Recovery, Talks Addiction




























Susanne Johnson is a lead advocate for Heroes in Recovery, which is an organization founded on the mission to help break the stigma of addiction and mental health issues.

Learn more about Heroes in Recovery here:
Susanne Johnson, Lead Advocate for Heroes in Recovery, Talks Addiction 

Behavioral Health Unplugged: Breaking the Stigma of Addiction
































As a result of the stigma associated with addiction, many addicts and alcoholics feel discriminated against on a global scale.  

Break the stigma here.: 
Behavioral Health Unplugged: Breaking the Stigma of Addiction