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From Crack Addict to Multi-Millionare

The popular pillow inventor recently discussed his past crack cocaine addiction and the role that religion played in helping him get sober. The term “pillow salesman” doesn’t exactly conjure thoughts of drug addiction, controversial business decisions or ties to the Trump administration, but entrepreneur Mike Lindell’s rags-to-riches story is unusual by any measure. According to Read more about From Crack Addict to Multi-Millionare[…]

HARP participants reconnect with family amid recovery

Chesterfield County’s Heroin Addiction Recovery Program allows families of participants to come visit during Family Night John Adam Staff Writer @JohnAdam_PI CHESTERFIELD — Before last week, Thomas Goodall, a recovering addict currently in Chesterfield County’s special Heroin Addiction Recovery Program (HARP), hadn’t seen his three children since December. “It’s beautiful,” said Goodall. “Getting to hug them Read more about HARP participants reconnect with family amid recovery[…]

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims September 2017 as National …

NATIONAL ALCOHOL AND DRUG ADDICTION RECOVERY MONTH, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION During National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, we stand with the millions of Americans in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction, and reaffirm our commitment to support those Read more about President Donald J. Trump Proclaims September 2017 as National …[…]

Reports Of Rehab Scams Raise Concerns About Addiction Treatment Quality

Four years ago, when Casey O’Brien went from Massachusetts to Florida for treatment, she thought she was entering a system that would help her manage her substance use and mental health issues. The reality, she says, was far different. “My experience in Florida, I ended up going from flophouse to flophouse, homeless, strung out … given Read more about Reports Of Rehab Scams Raise Concerns About Addiction Treatment Quality[…]

Recovering addicts speak at Mahoning County Ohio Can Change Now event

Published: Fri, September 1, 2017 @ 12:02 a.m. By William K. Alcorn alcorn@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN An emotional, tearful and solemn candlelight vigil Thursday for 68 people who died of substance use disorder/overdose concluded the third annual Fed Up: International Overdose Awareness Day here. The event, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Church of Read more about Recovering addicts speak at Mahoning County Ohio Can Change Now event[…]

On-campus addiction recovery center opens its doors

A new addiction recovery center on campus held its grand opening on Thursday as part of Baylor’s continued efforts to expand services for students. The Beauchamp Addiction Recovery Center (BARC), located in the East Village Residential Community, provides support services for students who are in the initial stages of identifying an addiction as well Read more about On-campus addiction recovery center opens its doors[…]

Former addicts spread hope of addiction recovery

It is National Opioid Awareness Day and events were planned all over the nation as well as right here in the scenic city. News 12’s Amber Worthy spoke with two people who overcame their addiction and are now spreading their message of hope. These two men say they have literally stared death in the face, Read more about Former addicts spread hope of addiction recovery[…]

Former NBA player speaks out on recovery from drug addiction

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Chris Herren has traveled all over the world. But the former NBA player told a crowd Thursday night at Chambersburg Area Senior High School that Franklin County is no different than anywhere he has been. “I don’t think where you come from matters, because heroin doesn’t care,” said Herren, who began drinking Read more about Former NBA player speaks out on recovery from drug addiction[…]

At Worcester vigil, voices of hope in face of addiction

Steven H. Foskett Jr. Telegram & Gazette Staff @SteveFoskettTG WORCESTER – For an event organized to commemorate International Overdose Day, the atmosphere for a vigil Thursday night behind City Hall had a more casual feel than might be expected. People in recovery mingled with various local agencies and service providers, music played over loudspeakers, Read more about At Worcester vigil, voices of hope in face of addiction[…]