The people in Northern New Mexico are experiencing a steep increase in the number of fatal overdoses from heroin. Pedro Herrera, a community organizer, is working through rehabilitation centers and suffering families to raise the level of awareness and involvement to provide more addiction services and grief counseling to families. Continue reading Called From Darkness – Mexican Black Spider
Finding support within a group for grieving parents can help with the stigma and guilt associated with enduring in a loss from addiction or overdose. Continue reading The Need For Support While Grieving
Lou lost her teen son to drug addiction and now runs a center for addicted teens in New Mexico. Continue reading Called From Darkness – A mother’s loss ignites a passion for helping addicted teens.
Scott Strode is the CEO and founder of Phoenix MultiSport a non profit fitness club out to transform the loneliness of post acute withdrawal by introducing community and physical activity. Thousands of people attend this gym for free each year and reclaim their identity. Continue reading Called From Darkness – A gym owner’s mission to give those with addiction disorder the opportunity to thrive.
Richard Rohr is a Franciscan priest an author and founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation. We interviewed him for our new film “Called from Darkness.” In the interview he discusses love, forgiveness and opportunities for transformation brought about through the suffering that people go through in post acute withdrawal. Continue reading Called From Darkness – Love, Forgiveness and Opportunities for Transformation
A mother’s perspective on having her only daughter caught up in addiction and the spiritual strength it took for this family to ask for help. Continue reading Called From Darkness – A Mother’s Perspective
David Petersen, LCSW-LAC is a heroin intervention specialist who shared his story of spiritual liberation from heroin for our new film Called from Darkness. Continue reading Called From Darkness – An intervention specialist’s own story of triumph over heroin.
I am such a better person when I am not using heroin and other drugs. When I was doing all that it was all I really cared about. I was so selfish; I just cared about me. I was either nodding off, looking for drugs, or dope sick. It takes all your waking hours. I feel really guilty about it now because the drugs always … Continue reading Laurel’s Story of Triumph
I started using when I was 11 although in my first stent I wasn’t addicted, that didn’t happen until I was 16. By 17 I was a full time cocaine addict but I got bored with that so I moved on to heroin. I locked onto heroin for the next six years. I remember the day I got clean from drugs. I was sitting in … Continue reading Kimberly’s Story of Triumph