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.
“Called from Darkness” is the title of the new documentary we have just begun. Our first filming day was at the North West Indian Treatment Center where Native American people are provided with in- patient services and culturally consistent opportunities for spiritual growth. Bringing people back into community is the antidote to despair and loneliness. Continue reading Called from Darkness
Dr. Richard Ries is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Washington Medical School in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Ries serves as Associate Director of the University of Washington Addiction Psychiatry Residency Program. He is board certified in Psychiatry and certified in Addiction Medicine by the American Society for Addiction Medicine, and in Addiction Psychiatry (1993) by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. … Continue reading Dr. Richard Ries talks about regaining control from opiate addiction.
In this video Dr. Darryl Inaba tells us how naloxone prevents death caused by opiate overdose. The following column was published in the Fall 2016 issue of Advances in Addiction & Recovery; The Official Publication of NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals. It explains how OTC Naloxone can help prevent death by accidental opiate over dose. Opioid Antagonist: Issue of “Over-The-Counter” Naloxone An … Continue reading Naloxone – Over the Counter Overdose Cure
In the video our own Dr. Darryl Inaba talks about being hopeful in successful treatment of the medical condition of addiction in the midst of our nations current opiate epidemic. Continue reading Hope in Obtaining Treatment for Addiction – Video