Addiction and The Legal System

November 4, 2017

You are an addict. Perhaps you are an alcoholic. In many cases, you are both. Your self-esteem is shot to pieces. You do a lot of stupid things when you are under the influence of drugs and alcohol. Does this make you a criminal? The answer is a resounding NO! Addiction and alcoholism are diseases. […]

Opioids…The New Boogeyman

August 21, 2017

Opioids. The word has come to denote the new bogeyman of the 21st century. Just as zombies exploded on the scene in Americana in the 1990’s, opioids are just as horrific today. The difference was the blood-sucking zombies were fictional and a source of great narrative, while opioids are the very real life draining epidemic […]

Andy Gallatin’s Solo Paddle

March 28, 2017

The United States is in the midst of an overdose epidemic: more than 50,000 Americans died from drug overdoses last year – a rate that has tripled over the last 20 years! Alcoholism is responsible for 10% of all deaths in adults ages 20-64.  The impact of addiction and alcoholism is devastating to not only the […]