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Column: Optimism in the chaos of addiction

Column: Optimism in the chaos of addiction

It’s a fact, of course, that opioid use in America is at a crisis level. … author and director of substance abuse services at North Shore Medical Center.
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Fort St. John ‘a dangerous place for our women,’ indigenous activist says

These included income disparity between men and women, an increase in substance abuse, the high cost of living, a lack of affordable housing and, …
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Self-Help Sunday

I ran across a great post on Quartz that was reprinted from LinkedIn: Almost everyone who is unhappy with life is unhappy for the same reasons If you will read, you will immediately see how it can be helpful in recovery.  In brief, it’s all about setting expectations, thinking positive, and being realistic. So when you finally decide to get sober, it is very important to believe that you
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From MADD To MAD

M.A.D.D. might be a good deterrent for drunken drivers.  But what about M.A.D. – Mutually Assured Destruction; that’s the worst case scenario of drunken or drug-fueled destruction.  The Air Force is investigating and has removed from their posts 14 airmen at a nuclear missile base in Wyoming for alleged illegal drug use, in some cases possibly including cocaine, defense officials sa
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Leprechaun or Crackhead?

A flashback from my home state for a good laugh. …
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