Year: 2019

A Letter from Dan Surette

Uncertainty awoke with me every morning when I opened my eyes, pending doom lurked around every corner.  Operating in a black out was mainly just part of my day and without more booze I was certain my nerves would kill

DO NURSES STRUGGLE WHEN CARING FOR THE ADDICT?

My name is Kate Genovese. I have been a registered nurse for over thirty years in all different areas, mainly hospitals then VNA to case management and school nursing to name a few. I was brought up in a large

Getting the Word on Opioid Abuse Out Via Music and the Written Word

The dictionary defines peace as “freedom from disturbance; tranquility,” “a state or period in which there is no war or a war has ended.” 

To find such a place of “peaceableness, harmony, accord, concord, amity,  goodwill, friendship, cordiality, 
nonaggression, nonviolence” – the synonyms in the same dictionary – is what good souls and common-sense minded people strive to achieve.
The easiest thing to do is to give up, just let things happen as they do. But that’s not good enough for an enlightened society where John and Yoko preached in 1969 “All we are saying – is give peace a chance.”

How do we do as Lennon instructed in his song?  By books, videos, music spreading the positive message of love, peace and happiness, more than just waving a flag, rolling up the shirtsleeves and making it happen.

Addiction and its impact In the news

January 15, 2019 Guest columnist Joe Viglione —   National Public Radio published two Opiod epidemic articles on the 13th and 14th of January. 2019 – 1 Dead And 12 Hospitalized After Mass Drug Overdose In California on the 13th

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