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Leonard Buschel

Writers In Treatment: Melding Recovery, the Arts, and Information

The primary purpose of Writers in Treatment was to promote treatment as the best first step solution for addiction and other self-destructive behaviors.

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The Stigma of Addiction

Repeated addiction treatment is prevalent because rehabs do not adequately address each patient’s medical and emotional needs.

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Sponsored

The Role of Trauma in Treating Addiction

People who have suffered trauma often need to address its lasting effects before they can get a handle on their substance use.

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Personal Stories

Dad Day: Death Is A Holiday

Once a year on our fake holiday, we shine light on the person he was. We show him how much we remember—and how little we can forget.

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Klarity Life

Treating Addiction with Ketamine, NAD+ and Aftercare

Because of the ketamine treatment, many people feel relief from symptoms of PTSD, depression and anxiety, all of which can be triggers for relapse.

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Klarity Life

Curing Addiction with Ketamine, NAD+ and Aftercare

Because of the ketamine treatment, many people feel relief from symptoms of PTSD, depression and anxiety, all of which can be triggers for relapse.

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Addiction News

Recovery of a Real-Life "Nurse Jackie"

Before I ever stole a pill from work, before I was ever a daily drinker and habitual pill-popper, I was just a burned-out nurse, exhausted and in pain.

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Addiction News

The Koran in the Synagogue: When Jews and Muslims Fight Together for Recovery

When people are hurting and struggling with addiction, the normal barriers that separate us fall away, and we are able to connect on a very deep, human level.

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Addiction News

How I Came To "Believe” In Safe Injection Sites

The part of me that understands service is the backbone of my recovery, demands something other than pretending that there aren’t options available to people still suffering.   So last night I’m at a town hall event on drug addiction and someone mentions safe injection sites in the audience. My heart begins to pound from…

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Addiction News

Twin Addictions And Parallel Recovery

In hindsight, we both had tell-tale signs of the addict – irrational fear, feelings of inferiority, flights of fancy. But there was no room for two troubled twins in our divided, post-divorce household. I’d always been the golden twin by default. To quote the Radiohead song, I was “fitter, happier, more productive” than my twin…