Addiction Campuses Blog

Getting Real – Recovering From Addiction.

May 23rd, 2017

Internationally recognized author Lorelie Rozzano  is a guest blogger for Addiction Campuses ‘Does it hurt to be real?’ asked the Rabbit. ‘Sometimes,’ said the Skin Horse, for he was always truthful. ‘But when you are Real you don’t mind being hurt.’ ‘Does it happen all at once, like being wound up,’ asked Rabbit, ‘or bit by bit?’ ‘It doesn’t happen… more

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What We Know About Medication-Assisted Treatment

May 18th, 2017

What We Know About Medication-Assisted Treatment Addiction Campuses’ Vice President of Compliance breaks it down   WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 18, 2017) – A firestorm debate between recovery advocates is taking place after Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price’s controversial comments regarding medication-assisted treatment (MAT).   “If we’re just substituting one opioid for another, we’re not moving the dial much,”… more

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Every Addicted Person Needs To Know This.

May 16th, 2017

Lorelie Rozzano is a guest blogger for Addiction Campuses.   Every Addicted Person Needs To Know This.   There comes a defining moment in every addicted person’s life when they know they’re dependent. This wake-up call often occurs the morning after a binge. Reality hits in that in-between time, before the next toke, hit, injection or snort. Reality happened for… more

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Hi, My Name Is Mama – And My Son Is Addicted

May 11th, 2017

Kristi Wesbrooks Tinin-Hodge is a guest blogger for Addiction Campuses. Hi, My Name Is Mama – And My Son Is Addicted My birth certificate states that my name is Kristi.  In the Summer of ’97, that identity was lost to me.   It was an August morning, I was sitting at my desk no longer able to resist the temptation.  There… more

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A Mother’s Day Gift, From Your Recovering Child

May 9th, 2017

Lorelie Rozzano is a guest blogger for Addiction Campuses. A Mother’s Day Gift, From Your Recovering Child. Dear Mom, As May 14th nears, please know I am thinking of you. You, like so many other Moms out there, have lived through too many painful Mother’s Days. A day that should have been all about you, but never was. I know… more

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Holly’s Song Of Hope: Mother Turns Tragedy Into Action

May 4th, 2017

Holly’s Song Of Hope: Mother Turns Tragedy Into Action   SHERRODSVILLE, Ohio (May 4, 2017) – As an estimated 200,000 Ohioans struggle with addiction and as Mother’s Day fast approaches, one woman’s journey to save parents from her agonizing experience stands on the front lines of the battle for recovery.   Her story begins like many mothers: A loving home, a… more

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Why Do I Keep Enabling My Addicted Loved One?

May 2nd, 2017

Lorelie Rozzano is a guest blogger for Addiction Campuses. Why Do I Keep Enabling My Addicted Loved One?   Carol (not her real name) is an intelligent woman who says she feels confused about enabling her adult daughter and wonders why she keeps doing it when she knows it’s not helping. Carol wonders if her actions are just part of… more

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7 Signs You’re Self-Sabotaging Your Addiction Recovery

May 1st, 2017

In many ways, addiction is a process of self-destruction. Drug and alcohol addictions produce serious consequences that can create chaos, isolate individuals, destroy relationships, harm families – and potentially even worse. Despite knowing that these consequences are not only possible but likely, those in active addiction continue down the dangerous path of self-sabotage.   In active addiction, the pattern of… more

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What Options Do Families Have When Their Loved One Struggles With Addiction?

April 25th, 2017

Lorelie Rozzano is a guest blogger for Addiction Campuses. What Options Do Families Have When Their Loved One Struggles With Addiction? Families don’t come with a ‘how to’ manual. There is no one right answer for every relationship problem. Life is messy. Pain is necessary, we don’t grow without it. But for some, pain is all there ever is. It… more

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Do Prison Sentences Need To Be Reduced For Drug Felons?

April 20th, 2017

Do Prison Sentences Need To Be Reduced For Drug Felons?   WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 19, 2017) – A bill introduced in 2015 that would have allowed some nonviolent federal inmates to seek shorter sentences was never voted on by the United States Congress. The legislation, introduced by Iowa Republican Senator Chuck Grassley, would have impacted thousands of federal inmates whose… more

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