My son’s road to recovery started Feb 25th, 2015. I am happy to say that he has been clean for over a year now. But it just wasn’t that simple. I knew he was using drugs but wasn’t sure what.   I had sent him to 3 rehabs.  While he was there, not one of them […]

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Published on April 27, 2016 by in Uncategorized


Have you ever been told that the ONLY way to stop using Alcohol and/or Drugs is by going to a 12-step program/meeting?  Me too! I was 17 when I went to my first meeting.  In 1980, going to AA meetings was all there was. It was awkward, embarrassing and I felt out-of-place particularly because I […]

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    Heroin use has moved up and also moved out of the inner cities into suburbs across the US. In fact, heroin is responsible for 2.7 deaths for every 100,000 people in the US alone in 2013, while drug related deaths associated with all other opiate analgesics is down from 6.8 for every 100,00 people […]

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It’s late.  It’s been a rough day… a rough week.  You’re overwhelmed with the difficulties of life.  We’ve all been there. An advertisement comes on the television.  It’s bright, even hopeful and lets us know that life doesn’t have to be this way.  We don’t have to feel this way and we shouldn’t.  This is […]

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As soon as I get to the house, I go into the bathroom and put my hand on top of the medicine cabinet over the sink.  I grab the syringe and then move to the bathroom vent, removing it to find the spoon I know is there.  Did he really think I didn’t hear the […]

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