Did the Opioid Crisis Make the United States More Dangerous than Syria in 2018?

68,557 Americans lost their lives from overdoses in 2018. Fortunately, that number is down from 70,076 in 2017. However, we are still in a crisis, and we need a stronger response to this enemy. Meanwhile, the civil war in Syria raged on in 2018. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports that 6,349 civilians lost […]

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Novel Set Within the Opioid Crisis Gets Reviewed

I'm happy to say that my novel, Granville Street, has been reviewed by Budden Book Reviews. The book follows four people impacted by the opioid crisis. Here is the link to the review, Norma Budden was also good enough to interview me. Here is the interview. Granville Street is the only modern novel set against […]

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Becoming a Recovery Friendly Workplace

The Society of Actuaries estimates the opioid epidemic cost American business $96B from 2015 to 2018. One in three people in America - and in your workplace - are impacted by Subtance Use Disorder (SUD). Some may have the disease themselves, and many have a loved one with the disease. Shatterproof and the National Safety […]

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