Obama Gupta RX Summit

The only way to stop using drug… is to stop using drugs.

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I’m prompted to respond to the news yesterday of President Obama’s visit to Atlanta to discuss drug policy, specifically heroin addiction and alternate prescribing such as methadone and suboxone. Obama: Addiction is a preventable disease By Nadia Kounang, CNN Updated 2228 GMT (0528 HKT) March 29, 2016 From left, Dr. Leana Wen, Crystal Oertle, Justin Luke Riley, President Obama and …

10 Suggestions for a Healthy Recovery

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I’ve been working One-On-One with a Gentleman with full blown addictions to drugs and alcohol recently and after my recent post titled “10 Suggestions For A Healthy Future” referencing how to beat an addictive compulsion when you’ve not crossed the line into addictive disease, he requested that I write a list for him. So, this is written for people in …

Getting The Right Help To Overcome Drug Or Alcohol Addiction

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Drug and alcohol addiction can ruin lives, and affect not only the person with the addiction, but also their family and friends. Knowing someone close to you has a serious problem with drugs can be soul destroying, particularly when you feel helpless, but getting the right help for your family member or friend can help both you and them to …

Improving Your Opportunities Of Discovering Help For Your Addiction

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Alcoholism and drug addiction are two very serious conditions that a large number of individuals are currently struggling with overcoming. While it may become very easy for an individual to embrace these addictions, the battle to overcome them can prove incredibly difficult. When seeking to strengthen your resolve and avoid the risks associated with alcoholism and drug addiction, it is …

Getting The Right Help To Overcome Drug Or Alcohol Addiction

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Drug and alcohol addiction can ruin lives, and affect not only the person with the addiction, but also their family and friends. Knowing someone close to you has a serious problem with drugs can be soul destroying, particularly when you feel helpless, but getting the right help for your family member or friend can help both you and them to …

The 7 Things You Need To Know About Rehab

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1.    Rehab is not a punishment, and Rehab is not a Luxury Resort Believe it or not, rehab is not a punishment because of your addiction. It’s actually a privilege and a real opportunity for you to heal. Rehab is a second chance for you in life – like starting a new chapter in the book of your life. Rehab …

Tough Love Tactics for Addicts

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Using Tough Love Tactics to Help Treat Addicts In a world moving closer to nurture and farther away from nature, concepts like unconditional love are being shelved and replaced with things like tough love, with many so-called experts proclaiming loudly that the former just doesn’t work. This is because relapse rates are astronomically high for addicts surrounded by enablers, and …

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The real message behind legalised shooting galleries

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Brighton plans safe rooms for addicts to inject drugs  In the Guardian last week and across the news recently was the story about how Brighton is to become the first British city to offer official “drug consumption rooms”.  http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2013/apr/14/brighton-drug-consumption-rooms I’m not going to get too involved in the story as to whether it’s a good thing or not, but rather draw …

People with drug problems need health care, not prison

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18th July 2011 “People with drug problems need health care, not prison.” Sir Richard Branson 17th June 2011 So last week the news broke that a large number of high profile people were backing a new initiative calling for a different approach to the war on drugs, suggesting it to be a health problem and not a criminal justice one. …

21 YEARS FOR PAUL F. – DRUG SUPPLER [JM]

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Paul F. was an acquaintance of mine. We occasionally drank together; our girlfriends got on with each other, you know, the usual bar crowd friendship! The last time I saw him was probably about 3 years ago, in a bar in Chingford in East London. He was his usual self, happy, confidant, wealthy and relaxed. Everything seemed to going ok …