Congratulations to Many Faces, One Voice! “The Anonymous People” has racked up yet another award. This time, it’s a 2014 Voice Award. The Voice Awards honors the projects and contributions of leaders who have raised understanding and awareness of substance use disorders and mental health. The program celebrates film and TV producers and
Mark Lundholm is a stand up comic who found his calling while attending rehab just outside his hometown of Oakland. Not your average road to recovery, is it? This is how he describes the long and short of his addictive life: By five years old, he was addicted to
She not only won but she did it with style, grace and an eye towards helping other suffers of the same disease. Demi Lovato spent her teen years fighting an eating disorder and addiction issues, but now she is ready to be a role model to young girls around the world.
If you think hard core prescription drug addiction can’t happen to you, or the ones you love, you’d be wrong and you wouldn’t even know it. All-American Denver GrandMother: From Heroin Addict to Inspiration If you looked up “all-American mom” in the dictionary, Cynthia Scudo’s picture would be the first thing
She showed up for her first multi-million dollar modeling gig drunk and high. Amber Valletta has been a model since she was 19 years old. She has graced thousands of magazine covers and been a fashion icon for the biggest names in the fashion industry. She has worked as
NBA Star Chris Herren says: “I found my soul on this journey of recovery” Former Boston Celtic Chris Herren tells a powerful story of failure, self hate and drug addiction at TedX. Then he finishes with a beautiful story of his life’s work to spread the message of recovery
Darryl Strawberry’s Comeback Comes Full Circle. Ask by the interviewer: “Where would do you think you’d be today if you hadn’t met Tracy (his wife of eight years)?” Strawberry responds emphatically, twice, “I would be dead!” We don’t have to fill in the blanks for you on this story.
How people use yoga as part of their journey from serious addiction problems to a new life of well-being and emotional stability. These folks aren’t shy about their 12 step affiliation. This a deep dive behind the curtain that is 12 step anonymity. If you’ve ever wanted to peek behind
With the recent passing of Philip Seymour Hoffman and the subsequent sadness that comes with overdose and addiction, it is vital to remember that there are a lot of people who are able to recover from addiction. Although addiction and substance abuse can be overwhelming and mysterious, there are
Greg Merson, the 26-year-old World Series of Poker Champion gets personal and shares his recovery from cocaine and oxy while managing to thrive in the world of high-stakes, hard-partying professional poker. If you follow poker, you know Greg Merson. He dominated the seven week long 2012 World Series of