Try a little Love from God November 9, 2017 - The residents of Beit S’Tuvah a long term drug rehabilitation Center in Los Angeles have Rabbi’s for spiritual counselors. Besides that they regularly pray and meditate and practice S’Tuvah is which an accounting of their soul. Recovery is not a tragic situation more a chance to be honest and open. Using the Torah individuals uncover recover their purpose and find their passion.
Dr. Darryl Inaba Talks About Intervention October 4, 2017 - Dr. Darryl Inaba talks about intervention explaining how an intervention can be done and why it is often a necessary step to initiate recovery.
Recovery Cafe September 16, 2017 - Recovery Cafe is a community of women and men who have been traumatized by homelessness, addiction and other mental health challenges coming to know we all are loved and that we have gifts to share. See the Recovery Cafe Website
Compassionate Outreach- Barrios Unidos September 14, 2017 - With heroin use crushing their home town Lupe and Pedro say a prayer and put survival kits together for street addicts. This compassionate outreach project engages users to trust them which is an initial stage of getting them trust in a potential future of recovery. These two outreach workers reverently dispense water, socks, a protein bar, and prayer with a picture of St. Michael impaling …
Psychedelic Renaissance – Dr. Darryl Inaba talks LSD, Ayahuasca, MDMA and Chocolate September 4, 2017 - Today’s tech insiders are turning to psychedelics for a mental edge. The US government has approved MDMA as a potential treatment of PTSD. The chocolate bean cacao can deliver potent psychoactive effects. Dr. Darryl Inaba talks about the new psychedelic renaissance. See an article in sciencemag.org for further reading of ecstacy (MDMA) trial in PTSD patients Here is an article in Business Insider on …
August 31st – International Overdose Day August 31, 2017 - International Overdose Day is August 31st. In Santa Fe New Mexico the family and friends of overdose victims come together to keep the names of the fallen alive and to honor them in public. https://www.overdoseday.com/
Stand Down 2017 August 22, 2017 - In our travels while filming for our upcoming film “Called From Darkness” we attended the 2017 Stand Down event in San Diego. Its an amazing event doing a lot of good for our veterans. This short clip tells a little bit about whats its all about.
Dopamine – A driving force in addiction. August 9, 2017 -
The “Jazz Priest” legacy lives on through the Straight and Narrow Gospel Choir August 2, 2017 - Story by Dr. Sam Pirozzi Straight and Narrow Inc., is one of the oldest and largest inpatient and outpatient drug and alcohol treatment facilities in New Jersey. Straight & Narrow is a Catholic Charities agency headquartered in Paterson, N.J. The agency has a staff of 300 and provides services for approximately 1,000 individuals a day. Since its inception in 1954.Straight & Narrow, Inc. has developed treatment and prevention …
Called From Darkness – Courage to Change July 19, 2017 - Every person’s path to recovery is unique. At this faith based treatment center in San Juan Capistrano, California people are overcoming their addictions by being a part of a community.