Don’t be Deceived by What You Perceive!

Perception is the organization, identification, and interpretation of sensory information in order to represent and understand the presented information, or the environment. The above is the definition of  the word, ‘perception‘.  What we each perceive as being the truth is, to us, the truth.  There’s a glitch here, though. You may be colorblind and I’m not.  I may try as hard as …

Life’s a Book; You Can Write the Next Chapter Yourself.

Addiction is NOT a disease — and we’re treating addicts incorrectly We all know addiction is a disease(no way). It has been so classified by all the authoritative sources. The American Medical Association labeled alcoholism an “illness” back in 1967. The Centers for Disease Control, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and Alcoholics …

Why Do We Need To Theorize About Addiction Causes When We Already Know?!

In the field and ministry we're in - addiction - we are constantly reading about addiction being theorized as a disease... a disorder... a choice... a deeply rooted inherited family problem... or a number of other theories.  None of those theories have been or can be proven; they are just guesses.  Well, I'm here to …

Don’t Allow It!

Never allow your doctor to tell you that addictive drugs are okay.  They are NOT okay. They will cause other disorders and diseases as they kill you slowly. These include: opioids, benzodiazepines, antidepressants, hypnotics, stimulants, and antipsychotics. There is no reason on earth to be given these unless you have to be in the safety …

Marijuana Users Report High Rates Of Dependence In Global Drug Survey

Before reading this article, please understand that I am a strong supporter of legally obtained medical marijuana for the purpose of healing sicknesses and diseases and for the purpose of minimizing unrelenting chronic pain.  I am NOT a supporter of medical marijuana for recreational use, as this represents the purposeful desire of it's users to …

The Pain Hustlers

INSYS THERAPEUTICS PAID MILLIONS OF DOLLARS TO DOCTORS. THE COMPANY CALLED IT A “SPEAKER PROGRAM,” BUT PROSECUTORS NOW CALL IT SOMETHING ELSE: A KICKBACK SCHEME.   Selling drugs is a relationship business. It’s best to do it in person. That is why, on a summer evening in 2012, Alec Burlakoff was out for dinner with …