Is the World Broken? Perhaps. But You and I Possess the Power to Change It

Stigma. Hate. Prejudice. Abuse. Violence. Savagery. Is the world broken? Perhaps. But you and I possess the power to change it. Recovery can take a great deal of time, energy and intention. You will have to face emotions, experiences that you may wish you could forget. Or numb. Or just avoid. I know, because part … More Is the World Broken? Perhaps. But You and I Possess the Power to Change It

Judgment Against Addiction is Alive and Real Today

Substance use disorders are among the most stigmatized conditions in the entire world. Recoveryanswers.org Drug and alcohol abuse are among a list of 18 of the most highly stigmatized social problems or conditions. They rank number one and number four as the most highly stigmatized. The public often may believe that people who are using … More Judgment Against Addiction is Alive and Real Today

Reclaim Your Crazy

Claim your crazy. Your mental health may be stronger when you struggle. ____ Stigma is never a good thing. We do it with race, gender, sexuality, religion, and mental health. Go ahead, tell your friends and coworkers that you are crazy. At first they will laugh and then they will ignore it (and maybe even you). That is … More Reclaim Your Crazy