Last Fix

A moment in time which cannot be erased, Don’t want rock bottom, just want to play, Colours are flowing in this beautiful room, The high never lasts, we come down too soon. Pinks and gold’s so shiny and bright, Rainbows gleaming in the darkest of night, A smile appears on a face so cold, But […]

https://mindblogg.wordpress.com/2016/02/19/last-fix/

Feedback: Opiate Blocker Shows Promise In Helping Addicts

Story Published: Jan 21, 2016 at 5:24 PM EST Story Updated: Jan 22, 2016 at 11:51 AM EST A dozen people in Jefferson County died from heroin overdoses last year. Some studies show very promising signs of Vivitrol helping addiction victims, but experts say this drug isn’t the only tool recovering addicts need. […]

https://angelfacefoundation.wordpress.com/2016/01/23/feedback-opiate-blocker-shows-promise-in-helping-addicts/

The Precipice

‘It’s like a waterfall,’ she thought, ‘there’s something in that. The innocuous shallow running water at the top, round a bend, just far enough away that you can’t see the drop, can’t hear the crashing water. Shallow enough that you might step in. Might enjoy yourself. Might enjoy yourself. Then what? Maybe you get out, put […]

https://rlkellytales.wordpress.com/2016/02/01/the-precipice/

The damage done by childhood abuse — and new insights into recovery

By G. Wayne Miller Journal Staff Writer Posted Jan. 16, 2016 at 10:15 pm Updated Jan 16, 2016 at 10:32 PM A landmark study of the lasting and destructive effects of childhood trauma provides guidance with the potential to significantly improve the well-being of untold millions of people who have been, or will be, abused, […]

https://angelfacefoundation.wordpress.com/2016/01/17/the-damage-done-by-childhood-abuse-and-new-insights-into-recovery/

Did you fail….or did we?

Seeing her in that coffin, broken. They said I can’t touch her, because she’s broken and that they couldn’t fix her. I can’t kiss her, I can hardly even see her  through the tears streaming down my face…I struggle to breath. I feel light headed, I can’t control the shaking, I hear roaring in my […]

https://kamilahthebus5.wordpress.com/2016/01/21/did-you-fail-or-did-we/

Speak Out: Rose’s Story

Thank you Rose for sharing your story with us. You are incredible. And yes, you ARE a thriver! Since Rose wrote this, she has married her fiancé and they are expecting a baby boy anytime now (if he hasn’t come already!) I just love success stories!!! ********************************************  “I had a pretty good childhood, but just […]

https://fearlesskatie.wordpress.com/2016/01/28/speak-out-roses-story/

Desperation

As addicts, we unfortunately know desperation all too well. In the beginning of this article, I ask you to meditate on the role desperation may have played in your addiction or someone you know. Desperation – reflect on the role desperation plays in opiate addiction. How being in a state of desperation changes mentality and […]

https://helpingaddictsblog.wordpress.com/2016/01/28/desperation/

Treatment for Heroin Addiction

At present, an estimated 13.5 million people are using opiates, this includes the 9.2 million who have selected heroin as their drug of choice. Currently, four out of every five drug related deaths are from heroin. The Physical Effects of Heroin Use Heroin affects the body in many different ways. Because of frequent injections, veins […]

https://angelfacefoundation.wordpress.com/2015/12/06/treatment-for-heroin-addiction/