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The Indiana Opioid Epidemic

Coroner offices are running out of room for the overdosed bodies coming in. An incredibly high percentage of Indiana citizens, (let’s call them Hoosiers), abuses prescription opioids. Court systems statewide are in the process of improving response to the epidemic. Indiana has since 2011 had a higher percentage of drug abusers than the national average. [...]

By | January 26th, 2018|Addiction|0 Comments

Indiana Jail Program Helps Inmates Recover

Unfortunately, no substance abuse treatment program with a 100% success rate exists. Each and every treatment facility tries its absolute best to turn drug addicts asking for help into sober people helping themselves. Plus, success in the treatment industry means long-term sobriety for patients, years and years after the program itself is over. Short of [...]

By | December 7th, 2017|Addiction|0 Comments

Vivitrol: A “New” Medical Treatment for the Opioid Epidemic

In the United States, it’s estimated that 20.5 million people have a substance use disorder. Of those with a substance use disorder, 2 million are struggling with an opioid use disorder. The current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5th Edition (DSM-5) separates the severity of an individual’s opioid use disorder into three distinctive [...]

By | September 7th, 2017|Therapy|0 Comments

The Drug Rampage Across America | Substance Use Disorder

Drugs have been around for hundreds of years. The evidence can be found in photographs, paintings, writing, and even the bible. It is no surprise that over the years it has only gained popularity. With increasing in manufacturing and quality of drugs, more and more people are using. We have had the largest jump in [...]

By | August 7th, 2017|Addiction|0 Comments

The Whitehouse Response to the Opioid Epidemic

Our country is facing a lot of obstacles right now. The news seems to come up with something new every day that we need to worry about. While we have been focusing on what is happening structurally in our country as well as threats outside the U.S., there has been an equally substantial threat growing [...]

By | July 31st, 2017|Addiction|0 Comments

The Failing Fight Against War on Drugs In Indiana

Are the words “intervention” and “punishment” synonymous and equally effective in deterring a behavior? Suppose you catch your son or daughter drinking out of the milk carton in the middle of the night. Would you punish the child and take away a privilege for a week or educate the child on how germs are spread [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments


“It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.” — Decouvertes In college, I lived in the same dormitory as a very bright, funny young woman.  She would pass out cookies to everyone on the floor.  Her smile and easy-going demeanor made her someone you could talk to.  She listened to me stress out [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|Life|0 Comments


Looking back on the past 24 hours, were you mainly calm or reactive? As you worked, were you focused or scattered? In the evening, did you feel nourished or depleted? I’ve noticed when I interact with others, I’m often scattered. Lost in my own thoughts, I’m anxious. I may not be aware of this anxiety [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|Life|0 Comments


Right now, someone you haven’t met is out there wondering what it would be like to meet someone like you. ~ Unknown I’m currently living in my fourth different country in the last seven years, having been given the opportunity to move with my job. It’s been a wonderful experience, teaching me a multitude of [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|Life|0 Comments