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January 23, 2017

Addicts Hurting Their Pups for a Fix

According to a recent New York Post article, addicts are now maiming their dogs to get Tramadol, so that they can get the drug from vets […]
January 19, 2017

Synthetic Drugs and Vegas

Besides a horrifying opioid epidemic that is destroying the lives of many Nevadans, there are other drugs to worry about, including synthetic drugs. One of these […]
December 21, 2016

Is Heroin Worth The Price of A Life

In 2015, Las Vegas, Nevada’s TV station, Las Vegas Now Channel 8, featured a special report  which said that out of the entire nation, Nevada ranked […]
December 20, 2016

Dorothy Parker and Alcoholism

Born in 1893, the witty and talented author Dorothy Parker was an alcoholic, who suffered from depression. During her later years, she committed herself to a […]
December 19, 2016

Drugs Are A Waste of Time

“Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with your self esteem.” – Kurt Cobain When […]
December 18, 2016

The Bakersfield Meth Epidemic

Nicknamed the “armpit” of California due to its highly conservative populace as well as out-of-date technology, Bakersfield, which is the largest city in Kern County, has […]
December 17, 2016

John Cheever’s “The Swimmer”

  As an alcoholic with five years of sobriety, I identify with the protagonist, Neddy Merrill, in John Cheever’s short story, The Swimmer. The story is […]
December 16, 2016

Why is Gratitude So Important in Recovery?

  During my second year of sobriety, when I lived in Palmdale, my neighbor, who was also in recovery, would periodically send me texts like, “Keep […]
December 15, 2016

The Three Little Pigs

  Many of us are familiar with the English children’s fairy tale, The Three Little Pigs.  There were three little sibling pigs, that each built houses, […]
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