Articles tagged with: death of Celso Chavez

We are All Connected Through Deaths From Addiction

Written by Eliza Player on Monday, 14 May 2012.

Addiction and Recovery

The idea for this piece first began brewing, when a friend posted a picture of a friend she lost in response to a post I put up about the loss of one of my own friends. She pointed out, we are all connected through these deaths. And then, I stumbled across this news story, the tragic death of a relatively unknown musician. I thought, once more, of how we are all connected in these deaths. Then I uncovered the story of the dead man's bandmate, and I realized that we are all also connected in recovery.

Illegal Drugs

  • Opiate Addiction

    Opinion: Small Town Denial Merely Perpetuates Addiction

    Being from Louisiana, this article struck home with me. Also, my experience with small town residents addicted to painkillers paints this picture for me. I so disagree with this small town reporter. I want to warn all these small towns like Breaux Bridge, Louisiana...that this problem will not "blow over."

Prescription Drugs

  • NY Legislation To Improve Treatment For Heroin And Opioid Addiction

    New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo addressed what has been described by many as a rampant heroin epidemic on June 24, 2014. Heroin and opiate overdoses have rapidly become one of the most fast-growing causes of death in recent years, and many regions are struggling with ways in which this dangerous problem may be addressed.

Celebrities

  • Jenelle Evans Sobriety

    Former Teen Mom Star Finds The Gifts Of Recovery

    Recovering from addiction is a lifelong process and certainly may take time, but with the right help and the right focus on the people and things that are important to them, many addicts find their way back to a happier and more stable life.
Opiate Treatment