Walking Through the Fear of Our Messes

I used to think I was the only one amongst my friends, neighbors, co-workers that was dealing with addiction in my own family. Over time,...

Don't Wait for Rock Bottom

Many who are struggling with a loved one with #SubstanceUseDisorder (SUD) have such misconceptions of what #intervention is and is not....

The Mother Behind The Mask

A few days ago someone replied to a post of mine that made me really think about how the #stigma of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) not only...

Grieving The Death Of My Son

This post is going to start out rather sad and harsh, but stick with me and hopefully I can offer some light and hope to someone out...

Breaking The Stigma of Addiction

This morning I woke up thinking about the #Stigma surrounding those with substance use disorders (SUD) - otherwise known as addiction....

From Pain Killers to Heroin

The harsh, bitter truth that you may or may not know is that according to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), in 2017 opioid...

Finding Purpose in Your Pain

Today I read a story about a father's pain being turned into a purpose. According to the nbcboston.com news story, Kevin Simmers fought...