Addiction is a very Real Fight for your Soul

The devil holds the ultimate tool to take you down and dead thru addictions; however, God has all the tools we need to be set FREE for a lifetime, without ever using or craving again! IT IS YOUR CHOICE! In addition to the commonly known street drugs and alcohol (alcohol is considered a drug), addiction … Continue reading Addiction is a very Real Fight for your Soul

Why is Accountability the One & Only Secret Ingredient to a Complete Addiction Recovery?

The Secret of Success in Addiction Recovery, is based upon who you appoint as your accountability partner. Sounds like an Accountability Partner has big shoes to fill, right? Well, let's find out. Read on! The person you answer to is the driving force that determines your adherence to successfully completing your recovery. Accountability partners can … Continue reading Why is Accountability the One & Only Secret Ingredient to a Complete Addiction Recovery?

What’s stopping you from a Successful and Enjoyable Addiction Recovery?

What's stopping you from finally getting past your on and off addiction? Is it having to be away from your family in a cold and heartless rehab? Maybe it's the fear of losing your job? With the high cost of most Recovery programs, is it money that's stopping you? Is it fear? Has recovery failed … Continue reading What’s stopping you from a Successful and Enjoyable Addiction Recovery?

The Disease “Theory” of Addiction, or A Consequence of Despair?

The way you define addiction will absolutely determine your outcome of total healing for a lifetime, or ongoing disability that will end in death. So, ask yourself if you want your addiction to be as dust in the wind, or, do you want to hold on to it until it kills you? Should you really … Continue reading The Disease “Theory” of Addiction, or A Consequence of Despair?

How should a Christian view addiction?

The word addiction has two basic meanings. The first definition, and the one most of us are familiar with, is “to cause to become physiologically or psychologically dependent on a habit-forming substance.” Those who are addicted or “given to much wine” (Titus 1:7; 2:3), “drunkards” (1 Timothy 3:3) or “heavy drinkers” (1 Timothy 3:8) are disqualified from teaching … Continue reading How should a Christian view addiction?

IN THE INSANITY OF WORLD EVENTS, HOW TO HAVE EVERLASTING PEACE & HOPE

Have you lost your peace?The answer to finding peace will astound youand you won't find them in the most places. What are some of the things facing us since the beginning of the pandemic when everything changed? Some things are not new, but are greatly magnified and more prevalent today. While there are many more, … Continue reading IN THE INSANITY OF WORLD EVENTS, HOW TO HAVE EVERLASTING PEACE & HOPE

Addiction and Sin: Recovery and Redemption

Many complain that our culture is too beholden to biological psychiatry and genetic reductionism. Much of the discussion on addiction forms part of this cultural background. Thus we inherit, or even construct, different ways of thinking about ourselves, about health and disease, about weal and woe. But not every popular assumption is sober truth. The … Continue reading Addiction and Sin: Recovery and Redemption

Why addiction isn’t a disease but instead the result of ‘deep learning’

This feature article on neuroscientist Marc Lewis and his new book discusses his theory that callenges the modern-day concensus on drug dependence as a brain disease, arguing that in "in reality it is a complex cultural, social, psychological and biological phenomenon" as NDARC Professor Alison Ritter describes. For a long time, Marc Lewis felt a body … Continue reading Why addiction isn’t a disease but instead the result of ‘deep learning’

U.S. Overdose Deaths Hit an All-Time High

The CDC reported that an estimated 100,306 Americans died from drug overdoses during the period of April 2020 to April 2021, a 28.5% increase from the previous year. Deaths in some states rose even more sharply. . Vermont saw an almost-70% increase, and drug overdose deaths in West Virginia increased by 62%. Many states, including Alabama, California, … Continue reading U.S. Overdose Deaths Hit an All-Time High

Why I Write This Blog

NO MONEY? NO PROBLEM! FOR YOU, IT'S FREE! A BRIEF OVERVIEW! Since 2008, after Jesus Christ miraculously brought me back from death to life after a massive opioid overdose, I have devoted my life to leading people down the Holy Road that leads to the forever end to addiction. This method is for those who … Continue reading Why I Write This Blog

43,898 Dead 4,190,493 Injured Following COVID-19 Vaccines in European Database of Adverse Reactions

The European (EEA and non-EEA countries) database of suspected drug reaction reports is EudraVigilance, verified by the European Medicines Agency (EMA), and they are now reporting 43,898 fatalities, and 4,190,493 injuries following injections of five experimental COVID-19 shots: COVID-19 MRNA VACCINE MODERNA (CX-024414)COVID-19 MRNA VACCINE PFIZER-BIONTECHCOVID-19 VACCINE ASTRAZENECA (CHADOX1 NCOV-19)COVID-19 VACCINE JANSSEN (AD26.COV2.S)COVID-19 VACCINE NOVAVAX (NVX-COV2373) … Continue reading 43,898 Dead 4,190,493 Injured Following COVID-19 Vaccines in European Database of Adverse Reactions

“It’s Unacceptable!” – Dr. McCullough Calls on the Court of Public Opinion to Take the Shots Off the Market

"Pfizer knew within 90 days of release of their vaccine, there was 1223 deaths reported to Pfizer by doctors and hospitals that thought the vaccine did it, and Pfizer sat on these deaths, didn't tell anybody, didn't pull the product off the market. Now there's extraordinary public viewing of this. Many are calling for Pfizer to just pull the product off the market. It's unacceptable!".......

Xanax & Percocet – Both Extremely Deadly Drugs

Xanax® and Percocet® are both brand names of prescription drugs. Both can help treat certain medical conditions when used as directed by a doctor, but they have a POWERFUL potential to be misused and abused. They work in the brain in different ways: Xanax®, or alprazolam, is a prescription depressant that helps produce a calming effect. Many … Continue reading Xanax & Percocet – Both Extremely Deadly Drugs

Why do people take drugs when they know they’re bad?

Every day we make choices that affect our health. People take drugs for a lot of different reasons, like to deal with life’s challenges, to escape from reality, to relieve pain, or to try to fit in—just to name a few. Some people can be aware of the negative effects of drugs on their health … Continue reading Why do people take drugs when they know they’re bad?

Youth Summit on Opioid Awareness

Youth Summit on Opioid Awareness DEA 360 and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation presents What Every Family Needs to Know about Opioids, a community-based summit that will examine the opioid epidemic from a local perspective and focus on how this crisis impacts our schools, families, law enforcement and healthcare systems. Our expert panel will answer your questions about … Continue reading Youth Summit on Opioid Awareness

VIRTUAL WAYS TO CELEBRATE RED RIBBON WEEK

LOOKING FOR RED RIBBON VIRTUAL ACTIVITIES? WE GOT YOU COVERED!  Plan a Red Ribbon “CruiseBy”Looking for a fun activity to plan while practicing social distancing? Plan a Red Ribbon Caravan! Contact your local fire or police department and ask them to join your car caravan in honor of Red Ribbon Week. Have each participant decorate … Continue reading VIRTUAL WAYS TO CELEBRATE RED RIBBON WEEK

September is National Recovery Month

National Recovery Month – now in its 31st year – During the month of September, we especially recognize the millions of Americans in treatment for substance misuse, as well as recovery service providers. It also encourages those struggling with substance misuse to seek professional help. Let us never forget to remember those who lost their lives to … Continue reading September is National Recovery Month

Antidepressants: The Purple Elephant in the Bedroom that No One is Talking About or Even Wanting to Notice

It’s been twenty years since Viagra first hit the U.S. market, and in that time erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs have grown into a nearly $3 billion a year market. Incidentally, in the last fifteen years there has also been a 65% surge in the use of antidepressants, and today over 40 million Americans regularly take them, with some 25 million … Continue reading Antidepressants: The Purple Elephant in the Bedroom that No One is Talking About or Even Wanting to Notice

How to Communicate with an Addicted Loved One or a Loved One in Recovery. This Makes ALL the Difference!

  Communication with a loved one or friend who is in an active addiction is very challenging, to say the least; however, there IS a way to get through to him or her.  Whether you are a parent, a child, a friend, a household member, or co-worker of a person actively using, you may want … Continue reading How to Communicate with an Addicted Loved One or a Loved One in Recovery. This Makes ALL the Difference!

Drug Addiction Documentary! Language & Video Feed NOT Suitable for Children, Extremely Graphic, but you need to watch it.

Normally, I would never post a video like this due to it's graphic nature; however, it tells the story, so forgive me please.  If this brings awareness or shock to get help, it's worth it.  I feel that you need to see this because it is the literal face of addiction. Shock has value. Please … Continue reading Drug Addiction Documentary! Language & Video Feed NOT Suitable for Children, Extremely Graphic, but you need to watch it.

Is Cell Phone Addiction A Real Addiction?

The recent explosion of iPhones, Androids, and other smartphones has provided people with the ability to access the entirety of the Internet on-the-go and at any given moment. 90% of adults in America own a cell phone,1 and while this may not be a problem for many people, some individuals develop an addiction to their mobile … Continue reading Is Cell Phone Addiction A Real Addiction?

Are You Jumping from the Fire Of Opioids into the Frying Pan of Kratom? BEWARE!

Mitragyna Speciosa, also known as Kratom, is a large tree in the Rubiaceae family native to Southeast Asia. It is said that Kratom affects the human brain similarly to an opiate, although there is no conclusive clinical data proving how the alkaloids work in relation to the human brain. But that certainly hasn’t stopped people from … Continue reading Are You Jumping from the Fire Of Opioids into the Frying Pan of Kratom? BEWARE!

DUE TO THC IN MARIJUANA, LEARN ABOUT WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF AN OVERDOSE. YES, PEOPLE ARE OVERDOSING MORE & MORE FROM MARIJUANA

Is it possible to overdose on weed? The answer is yes. Despite being considered legal for both recreational and medical use in many U.S. states and other countries, weed is a potentially addictive product that can still have devastating effects if not consumed in moderation. Marijuana overdose is largely a product of poor self-regulation and … Continue reading DUE TO THC IN MARIJUANA, LEARN ABOUT WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF AN OVERDOSE. YES, PEOPLE ARE OVERDOSING MORE & MORE FROM MARIJUANA

The Good News: The Brain Also Helps To Reverse Addiction

By  HORVATH, PH.D., ABPP, KAUSHIK MISRA, PH.D., AMY K. EPNER, PH.D., AND GALEN MORGAN COOPER, PH.D. There's no question. Addiction wreaks havoc on the brain. Addiction causes significant chemical, structural, and molecular changes that quite literally hijack the brain. However, treatment can reverse or counteract these effects. Moreover, as the recovery process proceeds, the brain continues … Continue reading The Good News: The Brain Also Helps To Reverse Addiction

10 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Eat Too Much Sugar–It’s Very Similar to Cocaine Addiction

Sugar is delicious, and Americans are eating a LOT of it. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the average American consumes about 130 pounds of sugar a year. But sugar, especially in excessive amounts, does more harm than good to your health in many ways, ranging from adding wrinkles to your face to diabetes. So, … Continue reading 10 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Eat Too Much Sugar–It’s Very Similar to Cocaine Addiction

Drinking and Drug-Use Dreams in Recovery Tied to More Severe Addiction History

Frequency of these relapse dreams decreases as the body and brain adapt to abstinence Vivid dreams involving drinking and drug use are common among individuals in recovery. A study finds these relapse dreams are more common in those with more severe clinical histories of alcohol and other drug problems. Vivid dreams involving drinking and drug … Continue reading Drinking and Drug-Use Dreams in Recovery Tied to More Severe Addiction History

Heroin Users Aware of Fentanyl, but at High Risk of Overdosing

Most heroin users in Baltimore, a city heavily affected by the opioid epidemic, recognize that the heroin they buy is now almost always laced with the highly dangerous synthetic opioid fentanyl, according to a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. At the same time, the researchers found … Continue reading Heroin Users Aware of Fentanyl, but at High Risk of Overdosing

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT OPIOID ADDICTION

Many people use opioids to treat chronic pain. However, when they overuse the drugs, they can become addicted to it. But it is not always easy to tell if someone you know has an addiction to opioids. Recently, researchers from the University of Michigan suggest 11 signs of opioid addiction everyone should know: Taking a … Continue reading WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT OPIOID ADDICTION

This Is Why Weed Makes Some People Anxious & Even Paranoid

It’s a cruel irony that the very people who could benefit from weed’s relaxing effects are often the ones who don’t feel them. This article originally appeared on VICE US.  Remember people, this is a MIND ALTERING DRUG!!!!!!!   As a type A person—a generous understatement—I used to have high hopes that weed could give me … Continue reading This Is Why Weed Makes Some People Anxious & Even Paranoid

Alcohol’s Effects on your Body

Drinking too much – on a single occasion or over time – can take a serious toll on your health.  Here’s how alcohol can affect your body: Brain: Alcohol interferes with the brain’s communication pathways, and can affect the way the brain looks and works. These disruptions can change mood and behavior, and make it … Continue reading Alcohol’s Effects on your Body