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The Admiral’s Sons

One son was an addict. The other is fighting to eliminate the stigma of addiction. Both are offspring of the second highest ranking military officer in America. His name is Admiral James A. Winnefeld Jr. He’s the former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. His sons’ names are Jonathan and James. The Admiral’s Sons Jonathan and James Winnefeld were close brothers. In fact, they were closer than close. Certainly closer than most brothers. Then again, their “relationship was…
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John Hood
John Hood, on May 20, 2019

Delray Beach Addiction Recovery

If you or your loved one is looking for a safe, caring and effective Delray Beach addiction recovery center, then you’ve come to just the right spot! Addiction Recovery in Delray Beach Florida There are many reasons why men from all across America seek addiction recovery in Delray Beach, Florida. Chief among them is the increasingly active and thriving recovery community. Delray Beach features a wide array of recovery-friendly workplaces, as well as an even wider array of recovery-friendly activities….
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John Hood
John Hood, on May 16, 2019

Taste of Recovery

The third annual Taste of Recovery fest takes place Saturday, June 1st at the Old School Square Pavilion in Delray Beach. The outdoor event features unlimited samplings from an array of local restaurants, along with a variety of non-alcoholic beverages. It will also feature live entertainment by Dave Scott and the Reckless Shots. And — get this! — it’s all to benefit The Crossroads Club. Taste of Recovery The Taste of Recovery food and entertainment fest is becoming something of…
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John Hood
John Hood, on May 15, 2019

National Prevention Week

Every year, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) leads the nation in observing National Prevention Week. And this year is no exception. It is however exceptional. Why? Because more and more communities and organizations across ​the country are coming together to raise awareness about the importance of substance use prevention and mental health promotion. About National Prevention Week SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, mental…
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John Hood
John Hood, on May 13, 2019

A Slice of Hope in New York

A job can make or break recovery. Having one can make it. Not having one can break it. It really is that simple. Just ask Sal’s, which brings a great big slice of hope to New York. A Slice of Hope Oneonta, New York is a small American town nestled on the northern fringe of the Appalachians. Like a lot of small American towns, Appalachian or otherwise, it’s got a big problem. That problem is opioids. Oneonta’s opioid problem was…
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John Hood
John Hood, on May 11, 2019

Finding the Best Addiction Treatment Program for You

Finding the best addiction treatment program can be as easy as 1,2,3. All you’ve gotta do is read on and find out what makes an addiction treatment program best for you in the first place. What Makes a Best Addiction Treatment Program? The best addiction treatment programs all have a few essential components. And without those components the rehab shouldn’t even rate on your radar. No fooling. Addiction treatment is too important to do otherwise. After all, we’re talking about…
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John Hood
John Hood, on May 8, 2019

Recovery Hero

John Roberts isn’t just a recovery hero in name; he’s also a recovery hero in fact. And his Heroin Epidemic Relief Organization (HERO) proves it. Then again, Roberts lost his son Billy to the epidemic. So for him this is personal. Recovery Hero Roberts’s son Billy died on September 20, 2009. One year later he founded the Heroin Epidemic Relief Organization (HERO). “It is that day we decided we can’t stay at home and lick our wounds,” Roberts told Patch….
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John Hood
John Hood, on May 6, 2019

Speed Kills

Speed kills. We’ve known that since the days of Bennies and Black Beauties. These days though speed is killing at an ever alarming rate. Is America on the verge of a Speed Epidemic? Speed Crisis Everybody knows about America’s opioid epidemic. Heck, just about every American has been affected by it. But the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says there’s also another drug America needs to worry about. Well, another class of drugs anyway. They’re officially called…
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John Hood
John Hood, on May 4, 2019

Drug Company Racketeers Found Guilty

We’ve written about Rochester Drug Cooperative’s “large scale drug dealing” and the unprecedented criminal indicting of its executives. We’ve written about the Sackler Family’s deadly spread of OxyContin. Now we bring you news of some serious drug company racketeers. We’re happy about it too. Why? Because these evildoers were just found guilty. Fentanyl Pushing Billionaire The boss’s name is John Kapoor. The Indian-born ex-billionaire founded Insys Therapeutics in 1990. The company’s main goal? To sell a revolutionary new fentanyl-based drug…
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John Hood
John Hood, on May 3, 2019

The Right Rehab for Men

Healing Properties is a rehab for men who want to achieve long-term sobriety. We’re serious. We’re abstinent. And we’re effective. In fact, we’ve been serious, abstinent and effective since 2002. Read on to see how we can help you or your loved one beat addiction once and for all. The Right Rehab for Men What makes Healing Properties the right rehab for men? Many things. Chief among them is our long-term commitment to long-term sobriety. Again, we’ve been helping men…
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John Hood
John Hood, on May 2, 2019

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