Today’s Drug Problem – conference in Plymouth, IN

This Wednesday, September 30th – 830am-330pm, Plymouth Wesleyan Church Heroin Is Here – come here law enforcement and treatment professionals tell you what you need to know about the increase of heroin in northern Indiana.   Years ago, as the Director of an intensive adolscent substance abuse treatment program serving…


Grief and Loss

When we experience loss in our lives, it often triggers us back to all the past unresolved loss we have felt.  The passing of a loved one can remind us of all those we have lost in our lives.  If we haven’t dealt with past loss in a healthy manner,…


Heroin is Here

Years ago, as the Director of an intensive adolscent substance abuse treatment program serving multiple states throughout the Midwest, I know this was a fact – kids along the 94-65-69 Interstate triangle were abusing heroin at an alarming rate, both intravenously and through inhaling (think ‘needles’ and ‘nose’). Today, as…


The Many Faces of Recovery

Recovery from addiction – ending the life-destroying scourge of substance dependence – comes in many forms.  Traditionally, Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), it’s associate groups like Narcotics Anonymous (NA), and other 12-step programs were thought to be THE WAY to recovery.  Many people have found a new life in the 12-Steps –…