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The Drug Dealer in your Cabinet!

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The Drug Dealer in your Cabinet!

The DEA, in 2011, (Drug Enforcement Administration) stated that 2.4 million Americans used prescription drugs non-medically for the first time in the past year. One-third of those statistics are ages 12-17, averaging 6,600 people per day. Of that 5.1 million were pain relievers and 2.2 million were tranquilizers. Going further from a study in 2010, 1 in every 20 people in the United States age 12 and older—equals 12 million people—reported using prescription painkillers non-medically. Topping this, over a half of a million emergency department visits in 2010 were due to people misusing or abusing prescription painkillers. Yet, they are...

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The God Problem

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The God Problem

I was only 19 years old when I attended my first 12-step recovery meeting. It was a meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous. My motivation for attending A.A. was not that I was dying from a merciless addiction and an unrelenting alcoholism. No, the driving force was that I had a problem getting caught. It seemed that ...

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Ripping off the Drug Dealer

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Ripping off the Drug Dealer

Some sober friends and I were talking about past times. We were reminiscing about some of the worst times we had gone through in active addiction, as a friendly reminder to never go back there.  Some scenarios we came up with were things like the previous article I wrote on what it feels like to be ...

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