Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Shocking Overdose Video: 2-Year-Old Watches Mom Overdose





























Heroin or fentanyl was found in the mother’s purse. The mother has since recovered after receiving two doses of Narcan. She was then transported to the hospital and is now facing charges of child endangerment. As of now, 10% of drug overdoses that are responded to in Lawrence involve children.

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Shocking Overdose Video: 2-Year-Old Watches Mom Overdose

Monday, September 19, 2016

How The HIPAA Law Protects Patients



















Your loved one has decided to come to treatment, yay! We are very excited to be able to help your loved one on their journey in recovery.

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 How The HIPAA Law Protects Patients

#MondayMotivation: Please Don’t Feed The Fears | Weekly Meditation

































Being scared is part of being human and it’s OK to be afraid sometimes, but when we feed the fears more than we feed our faith, it can become destructive. In order to stop this behavior, we must first alter our thoughts and reaction to fears. This can be done in a few simple steps.

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 #MondayMotivation: Please Don’t Feed The Fears | Weekly Meditation

Suicide Prevention: Know The Signs



















September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. It’s time we start talking about mental health, suicide prevention, and addiction.

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 Suicide Prevention: Know The Signs

Does Doc Gooden Need Rehab?































Dwight “Doc” Gooden, known best for his time as a pitcher for the New York Mets and New York Yankees in the 1980s and 1990s, has had his share of legal troubles and addiction problems.

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 Does Doc Gooden Need Rehab?

Thursday, September 15, 2016

#MondayMotivation: Overcome Fear | Weekly Meditation





























Start at the beginning and take it one step, one action, and one moment at a time. 

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#MondayMotivation: Overcome Fear | Weekly Meditation

Heroin Overdose Pictures Of Couple With 4-Year-Old In Car

















The City of East Liverpool, Ohio posted some shocking heroin overdose pictures taken by police showing how bad theheroin epidemic is really getting. A couple was pulled over after their car was spotted driving erratically, nearly hitting a school bus with children nearby. Inside, two adults were suffering from a heroin overdose while a 4-year-old boy sits patiently in the backseat. 

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 Heroin Overdose Pictures Of Couple With 4-Year-Old In Car

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Absolute Meth: Amphetamines Leaking Into Baltimore’s Waters

































Baltimore, MD – Aquatic life in Baltimore is being exposed to hard drugs, like methamphetamine (meth) and amphetamine, reports CNN. We have seen firsthand what these drugs can do to the body, but what is it doing to our waters and the life in it?

More about Amphetamines here.: 
 Absolute Meth: Amphetamines Leaking Into Baltimore’s Waters

Suicide Prevention: Know The Signs





























September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. It’s time we start talking about mental health, suicide prevention, and addiction. In 2014 a famous comedy and actor, Robin Williams, had brought a lot of attention to the much needed public awareness of the signs and symptoms of a suicidal individual.

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Suicide Prevention: Know The Signs

Florida CVS Now Sells Non-Prescription Narcan































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CVS stores throughout Florida will now be selling the overdose prevention drug, Narcan, without a prescription.

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Lisa Marie Presley Lands In Rehab After Divorce
































Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of the late superstar, Elvis Presley, has checked into a rehab facility in Los Angeles, CA after her separation from her husband of 10 years, Michael Lockwood.

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 Lisa Marie Presley Lands In Rehab After Divorce

Pills Found In The Home Of Prince Mislabeled, Contained Fentanyl

























Pills found by investigators at Prince’s Paisley Park home were mis-labeled as hydrocodone, when they actually contained fentanyl, according to a CNN news report.

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Pills Found In The Home Of Prince Mislabeled, Contained Fentanyl

Definition Of Addiction: How Do I Know If I’m Addicted?































The definition of addiction is the condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, person, or activity. Explaining an addiction definition however is not as easy to define (addiction definition). 

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 Definition Of Addiction: How Do I Know If I’m Addicted?

Friday, September 2, 2016

#MondayMotivation: Be Uncomfortable | Weekly Meditation






























Just for today, it is OK to be uncomfortable because it means that growth is taking place. Allow yourself to walk through your fears so that you can receive the gifts that are waiting for you.

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#MondayMotivation: Be Uncomfortable | Weekly Meditation

Kratom Will Now Be A Schedule I Drug, Reports DEA






























Kratom, a hotly debated plant-based drug known to produce opioid-like effects, has until now been legal in Florida and sold in local shops.

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 Kratom Will Now Be A Schedule I Drug, Reports DEA

September 2016: National Recovery Month By SAMHSA




























September is National Recovery Month sponsored by SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration). It was created to help break the stigma of addiction and mental health issues by raising understanding and awareness.

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September 2016: National Recovery Month By SAMHSA

CNN Video: What is life like for a heroin addict?




















The heroin epidemic that is plaguing our nation has become one of the most deadly and dangerous issues our society faces today. Heroin laced with fentanyl on the streets is the suspected culprit behind the overwhelming increase in heroin addicts overdosing this past year, CNN reports. 

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CNN Video: What is life like for a heroin addict?