Tennessee’s New Drug Law

Tennessee’s New Drug Law

It was brought to my attention last night that Tennessee is proposing a new law that will make drug use during pregnancy an offense for the mother if she doesn’t seek treatment. After reading the law, learning more about Tennessee’s governor, and reading some of the...
Inpatient Drug Treatment Program

Inpatient Drug Treatment Program

This is a reprint of a message I wrote to one of my brothers who worked at the treatment center I attended, from my personal page. “I remember coming to NARA and one of the guys gave me a bunch of nylon dress socks because he had been given white socks. I was so...
Drug Epidemic?

Drug Epidemic?

Society talks about the drug epidemic, or the drug problem. Providers share how to pick the right treatment, or what constitutes good treatment. What is ever discussed about what constitutes good recovery? I got into a discussion with some clients the other day about...
We are Not a Sociological Entity

We are Not a Sociological Entity

We are not a sociological entity, although sociologists find us fascinating. We are not a therapy group, although remarkable healing takes place among us. And we are not a religion, even though some people want to see us as such … We are a spiritual entity.” May 2006...
Prescription Opiate Use Rising Among Teens

Prescription Opiate Use Rising Among Teens

Compassionate Interventions would like to embrace our new website by sending out some information you might find helpful regarding drug and alcohol use. Dangers of Prescription Opiate Use A December (2008) article in US News and World Reports validated what I had been...
Online Recovery Support Radio

Online Recovery Support Radio

I did an interview about a year ago with Online Recovery Support. Please access their website and use their search box to access Episode 5. Furthermore, pass this on to your friends. I want people who are struggling with addiction and the people affected by those...