Step Ten of AA: Accountability

Step Ten of AA: Accountability

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

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…

Addiction in Sport

Addiction in Sport

Addiction in sport seem to go hand and hand.  Darren McCarty, John Daly, Brett Favre, Josh Hamilton, and Ryan Leaf are a few of the pros who dealt with the disease.  Athletes are under nearly unparalleled levels of pressure to…

A New Drug Education Approach

Drug Education: The OD Project

This post is taken from an email being sent to school principles to introduce them to our proposed drug curriculum and extend an invitation for them to be a part of the pilot project.  Please message any suggestions you might have on the project to us!

Rock Bottom is a Lie

Rock Bottom: Here’s Why it’s Bullshit

Claiming an addict can’t/won’t get help until they hit rock bottom implies that use is not a problem until a person reaches rock bottom. Most everyone has this preconceived notion that a drug addict is some homeless poor miserable soul with no family who lives under a bridge, I know that’s what I thought, it’s a false narrative that’s the byproduct of preaching rock bottom as a necessity to being a drug addict.