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Blogging community, Mental health

Working On Us Week 21: Addiction

It's week 21 of the Working On Us mental health series hosted by Beckie of Beckie's Mental Mess.  Please see her post for details on how to participate.  This week's topic is addiction. Addiction has never been an issue for me personally, but it was for my last boyfriend, so I thought I would talk about… Continue reading Working On Us Week 21: Addiction

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Mental health, Video reviews

So, what is the opioid epidemic?

I recently watched Heroin(e), a Netflix-produced documentary that follows three women (a fire chief, a drug court judge, and an outreach ministry worker) combatting the opioid epidemic in Huntington, West Virginia, the "overdose capital of America". The outreach worker with the Brown Bag Ministry initially anticipated that she would be providing food and the words… Continue reading So, what is the opioid epidemic?