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Jeannie Baringer talks Addiction

Jeannie & JJ: The Baringer’s Pt. II

Jeannie & JJ This is the very first episode where I host two guests, Jeannie and JJ, to share their perspectives.  Jeannie is the mother of Erin Baringer and her son Dean died from an overdose. You might remember Erin…

Five Tools for Addiction

Dealing with Addiction: 5 Essential Tools

Diet Dealing with addiction isn't easy. Sure it sounds simple, but changing your diet can have a huge impact on your anxiety levels.  Be conscious of consuming more foods high in antioxidants like acai and blueberries. They help raise raise…

Step Nine of AA: Honor

Step Nine of AA: Honor

Society sees the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous as the Bible for anyone looking to recover from an addiction.  The program has an estimated success rate of between 8% and 12% according to addiction specialists, and AA has approximately 2…

OD and Addiction

Erin Baringer’s Story Pt. I

Erin Baringer talks addiction Erin Baringer has seen a lot in his life. He is a soldier, having served three years in the army with one in Afghanistan. Erin has experienced first hand just how widespread the opiate problem has…

Dope is Unbearable

Why Stopping Drugs is Unbearable

The question, "What happens to heroin addicts when they quit cold turkey, and why is it so unbearable?" popped up on my Quora feed the other day. This post is taken, in part, from my response. There are different levels…