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I’m a radio host and also privileged to chair an organization dedicated to prevention. In my individual capacity, I was asked to address the connection between prevention and recovery and a very serious ballot measure facing all of us this November — a measure that, if ...Read More
Legalizing recreation marijuana will lead to more addiction.by Lisa James
With heroin and opiate abuse aggressively sweeping the nation the effects are devastating. Eighty-one people die each day in the US from an opioid overdose and 2.2 million Americans struggle with an addiction to opioids — such as heroin or pain pills. With drug overdoses now leading the cause of accidental deaths, it is clear this epidemic does not discriminate.
What are Opioids/Opiates?Opiates cover a large variety of substances, some legal like pain pills and others illegal — opium and heroin. Vicodin, OxyContin and Percocet to name a few are often referred to as “opioids.” When referring to drugs naturally derived ...Read More
By Rebecca Duke
On Saturday, October 15, NAMI Valley of the Sun, an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will hold its 12th Annual 5k Walk on the streets in front of the State Capitol Grounds. Registration begins at 8:00 am and the walk begins at 9:15— 17th Ave. and Jefferson is the starting point. In addition to people and pets (dogs are welcome to register and walk right along with their owners!) there will be exhibitors, entertainment, food and plenty of bottled water.
NAMI, is the nation's largest grassroots organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by ...Read More
Sonora Alliance Video: Debbie Moak and Seth Leibsohn discuss the adverse effects of legalizing Marijuana for recreational use in Arizona. Both Debbie and Seth appeared on Newsmaker Sunday with John Hook.
Alan Cohen is the author of many inspirational books.