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Crime, Drug Rehabilitation, and Exclusions: Part 2 of our look at Prop. 47

There are many in law enforcement who claim that Proposition 47 reshapes criminal law to allow for drug addicts who commit crimes, outside of being in possession or under the influence of a controlled substance, to receive reduced sentences. 935 more words

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Recovery is not something to seek after a crisis event

A recurring theme I encounter in my waking life is the reaction to someone using illicit substances. Case in point: Someone pretends NOT to be using cocaine, for example, and then her husband finds the stash in her drawer. 394 more words


Connect & Protect: Talking to Your Child About Drugs and Alcohol

We understand that it’s scary to think about the extremely widespread use of drugs and alcohol among today’s adolescents. As experts in the substance abuse treatment… 272 more words

Help For Substance Abuse

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Quit blaming substances!

There are many times when I feel like a broken record that repeats itself over and over again. Believe it or not, even if I’m just sitting on my couch visiting with people, the subject of substance abuse ALWAYS emerges. 466 more words


Building a psychology of recovery is everyone's responsibility

So, much is made about the problems that Addiction presents. The awareness exists because, well, problems are pretty easy to spot. Really, I can hang out within any group of people and if given enough time, they will start complaining about a myriad of things. 480 more words


A post about the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Heroin Addiction, and Poetry (with a Poem)

You might be asking yourself, “What in the heck do the Red Hot Chili Peppers (RHCP) have to do with Heroin addiction and poetry?” A lot, would be my answer. 709 more words