Michael DeLeon’s Blog
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We are in the midst of the worst public social health crisis America has ever seen. We are losing more people to a drug overdose than at any time in our history.
America is dealing with the worst public social health crisis she has ever seen- Addiction. One of the most afflicted populations is our youth and young adults.
Treatment and intervention without prevention is simply unsustainable.
“We live our lives forward, but only understand our lives backwards” ~ Epictetus
There are two types of pain; One that hurts you and One that changes you.
“ Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.” ~ Albert Einstein
Sobriety has given me many things, but to be able to reflect on my journey from the person I was, promising myself to become the person I am, is truly a gift.
Students are taught how the epidemic began, why it is getting worse, and most importantly, how they can stop it.
“Danger Gleams Like Sunshine to a Brave Man’s Eyes”
Addiction is horrible, and for most of us who suffered through it, it was the lowest point in our lives. But recovery from addiction is the silver lining – the upside of down.
The Legalization of Marijuana for medical purposes and now for recreational purposes has become one of the most divisive issues in America. At the same time, it’s the most misunderstood.
“In order to have the things that Other People Don’t, You have to be willing to do the things that Other People Won’t”
“Recognize that true power resides within you – never outside of you. Keep your eye on the prize and do not allow yourself to be thrown off course. There is power in the pursuit of your dream.” — Les Brown
Pushing those suffering from substance use disorder into treatment is controversial. People say that the “addict” has to want the treatment for it to be successful.
There is more discussion about Recovery right now than in any time in American history. We are without a doubt in the midst of the greatest public health crisis this country has ever known.