The purpose of this book is to help people improve the quality of their lives by avoiding one of the greatest health problems: drug abuse. Addiction is the #1 Health Problem in America, and 9-out-of-10 addicts began using alcohol or drugs before age 18. Not one teen ever said, "When I grow up I want to be an addict." This book spells out the nature of drugs and recommends "Prevention First."
After Derisk rescues Christopher from a notorious bully on the playground, their friendship is born. From that day forward, Christopher is forever enamored with his savior. Derisk explains to him that his whole mission in life is to help other people. He welcomes Christopher as they play saviors while attempting to to slay their own inner-demons.
We lose more than 350 people every day in the United States to addiction. This collection of stories shows how the deadly disease is a conflicted struggle, not simply of broken people, but one that encompasses the human condition that affects us all.
When you pick up the news paper and you see yourself in print being accused of attempting to blackmail a federal senator with the purpose of extorting money and none of it is true, you have to do something.... anything to clear your name. In the interest of setting the record straight, on behalf of the Curry, Coe and Batman families I present the Other Side of the Fence.
A very candid look at one woman’s journey into the depths of addiction and the very challenging road back.
Dierdre spent years trying to prove that as an adult, the choice was indeed her own. Even as she encountered roadblock after roadblock of her own making, she refused to believe she was doomed to be only the sum of all her bad decisions.
The Outsider's Inn calls us to reject the myth that we are not powerful enough to influence our world. This mental health and suicide prevention effort builds resilience, creates awareness, provides information and encourages help-seeking. This is a resource for young adults to explore deeply important and often taboo subjects. It is an insight of great value for parents, doctors and counsellors.