It is ironic that the US is the richest nation in the world while also having the highest poverty rates.
Category Archives: Activism
A True Inspiration
Octavia Bradley is a true inspiration because she suffered a a traumatic childhood and became an advocate and philanthropist for at risk youth.
Babies in Foster Care
Advocating for babies in foster care is both rewarding and challenging.
My Son Died From a Fentanyl Overdose, Don’t Let it Happen To You
It’s been a long six months since my son died from a fentanyl overdose. And while writing about is challenging, I continue to advocate about it so it doesn’t happen to you. Please view my recent posts about Fentanyl here and here. CNN recently aired a town hall meeting titled America Addicted – The FentanylContinue reading “My Son Died From a Fentanyl Overdose, Don’t Let it Happen To You”
Adverse Childhood Experiences Are the Leading Cause of Health and Social Problems in our Nation
Adverse Childhood Experiences are the leading cause of health and social issues in our nation
Addiction Recovery Accessible to All
Some of the most disturbing recent statistics about overdose deaths in this country are the dramatic increases among Black and Hispanic populations. At the same time, overdoses have steadily decreased in the white population (who still account for the majority of deaths). Underserved communities have less access to treatment – which is insanely expensive. That’sContinue reading “Addiction Recovery Accessible to All”