Tag: sick

  • Rehab is easy, Recovery is hard – Making addiction treatment work

    Here’s another article from Sarah Henderson, one of our readers who’s recovered from a long battle with eating disorders and is living with bipolar disorder. She’s very candid about her experiences with addiction treatment, which I like a lot, and her unique view on food addictions (or eating disorders) fills a nice gapĀ  in my […]

  • Is anonymity the final shame frontier in addiction?

    I’m a drug addict and a sex addict, and as far as I’m concerned, staying anonymous let’s me remain buried in shame, and a double life, that keeps me always one step ahead of those close to me. Did I say too much? Did I give away my secrets? None of thoseĀ  questions matter when […]

  • Criminal health care – Why we should care.

    For most people, the discussion of health care within the prison system is a philosophical one. Not for me. Inmate health care is a disgrace While in jail, I got to see the conditions firsthand. I saw the guy coughing his lungs out for days asking deputies to send him to the infirmary only to […]