The Action Family Foundation and KHTS came together to celebrate the lives of seven young people who have died of drug overdoses in the last three years. The No Forgotten Angels wreath will be on display in the Westfield Mall until the end of December.
Someone once shared with me they thought an alcoholic or drug addict was the old man who lived underneath the bridge and was homeless, doomed to a life of recklessness and hopelessness. But also shared they had subsequently discovered addiction affects everyone.
After pressure from Drugfree.org and concerned parents, substance abuse counselors and government officials across the nation, Urban Outfitters has recalled their line of shot glasses designed to look like prescription pill bottles.
Cary Quashen of Action Family Counseling cautions parents to be aware of the risk to teenagers driving during summer. Always know where your teens are driving, who they will be with, and where they will be home.
It seems now days one can’t go an entire day without hearing about addiction and recovery. It’s on the internet, in the news, the story line of many television shows and movies, and the focus of reality television programs. But while addiction is openly talked about these days, (for many, many, years it was a taboo subject) aspects of recovery from this horrible disease are constantly debated and many who are addicted believe they can become clean and sober alone.