What Message Are We Sending to Young People? Everyone seems to searching for an answer or way to have an impact on the current heroin epidemic.  There’s been a lot of conversation, meetings, and awareness events. Here’s a suggestion that each one of us can implement starting tomorrow that is a zero cost idea guaranteed […]

Kicking Open the Door on Mental Health I want to share with you the story of my friend Diane. Diane struggled with a heroin addiction for many years. Although she went to treatment, she relapsed several times and heroin gradually robbed her of the basic elements of her life; family, job, friends.

In Search of Peace and Joy Over Christmas, New Year’s We are just moments away from one of the biggest party weeks in American life – Christmas and New Year’s Eve.  This time of the year, filled with celebration, can also be filled with something else, something darker.

What’s A Family To Do?: Strategies for Helping a Loved One Who is Addicted to Drugs or Alcohol What is a family to do when a loved one has an active addiction to alcohol or drugs? That is the challenge faced by scores of parents, siblings and children each day in this country. The numbers […]