SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) — At just ten months sober, Michael Quinones suffered a horrible injury that would almost certainly send him back into the harrowing grips of addiction, if he decided to keep his foot.
To be delivered to The United States House of Representatives and The United States Senate. The Affordable Care Act must be amended to provide for a minimum of Ninety (90) days inpatient drug or alcohol treatment up to a maximum of One Hundred Eighty (180) days per year at a facility certified to provide suchcare by the Secretary of Health of the state in which it is located. Every day in this country 119 people die from drug overdose, and another 6,748 are treated in emergency rooms. That averages out to an overdose related hospitalization every 13 seconds and an overdose death every 13 minutes. Drug overdose is now […]
Please help support our cause: DONATE Addiction can longer be ignored. The time has come to break the silence. On October 4, 2015 a transformative event will take place in Washington, DC that will ignite and grow an emerging national grassroots movement to solve the addiction crisis. In communities across the country, citizens are organizing and speaking out—about criminal justice reform, addiction recovery, health equity and deadly overdoses. The time has come to UNITE to Face Addiction at a national rally that will transform the conversation from problems to solutions for one of the most pressing health issues of our time. UNITE to Face Addiction is a grassroots advocacy initiative […]
Let’s get away… join us for a weekend at Oscar Scherer State Park in Venice, Fl. We will be going on guided hikes, offering morning meditation and yoga, and lots of other surprises. The price includes meals, tents and all group activities. Renting canoes or kayaks will cost extra. You will receive a list of necessary supplies upon signing up. $150 per person, shared tents (they are huge huge tents.) Transportation not guaranteed, but we will be carpooling, so should be room for all. If you have a special skill that you would like to share with the group (lead a class, entertain, etc) we would like to hear from […]
Thursday, April 30th starting at 7 PM A Free forum on Addiction Recovery Advocacy Guest speakers & a question and answer discussion on issues and solutions relating to addiction and recovery. Fellowship Hall at Unity Church 261 SE 13th Ave Pompano Beach, FL 33060 (map link) Addiction Recovery Advocacy By Marc Dunn The general public is not well informed about addicts or the disease of addiction. It is still generally believed that if the addict would stop drinking or drugging everything would be OK. Addiction involves so much more than ingesting a substance; there are relationship issues, legal consequences, family dynamics and lifestyle choices that have contributed to the manifestation […]