It's never convenient to discuss the elephant in the room. Whether it be concern over someones substance use or the need for change it's always uncomfortable. The elephant in the room is that we stigmatize addiction. We stigmatize most all…
I happened to find my purpose in life through helping those with addiction. It’s not about making a dollar or becoming known, it’s about if I can help one person, better their outcome when it comes to dealing with substances then I’ve found success.
“When people see situations that need to change, the temptation is to immediately apply a behavioral solution. That seems like the fast approach. But if mindset is not addressed, it is usually the slow approach to change.” ― The Arbinger Institute
Essentially Self-Awareness is the process of finding yourself. The effects are far reaching as it enables you to see how you most effectively work with others, as well as teaches you how to govern yourself.
Jessica Fraley grew up in a house where addiction was normalized. We discuss her experiences, talk about drug education, and share a little on her vision.