Few systems in American life are as important as sports. Fans cross all demographic, social and cultural lines. It’s one of the things that America does really well, we love our sports and our athletes. Sports has the power to inspire and unify.
High Sobriety provides care for people struggling with addictive behaviors. There is no question our intent is to deliver care that supports the transition from teetering on death to stability, creating enough space for the individual to make informed choices about their own life. We strive to work on the micro level of individuals and individual family systems.
Dr David Casarett thinks High Sobriety may be in to something. In a piece in huffington post, he described us as “not totally crazy”. Ok, I’ll take that considering some of the names I have been called lately. What I will say is the Dr. Casarett isn’t totally right about his analysis of cannabis replacement. The premise of the piece is “would you rather be addicted to opiate or cannabis”?
Butler County, Ohio has been hard hit by heroin and opiates. Sheriff, Richard K Jones has set a strange policy stating that his staff won’t carry narcan, the life saving intervention which will reverse an opiate overdose. This is an ethical can of worms that very likely won’t be discussed. It’s very easy to vilify this man as heartless and shaming, that’s fair.
When the English taxed the colonies to the point of clandestine meetings plotting to revolt, the clear step was to recruit and teach the gentry to use a gun. Patriotic leadership posted inspiring messages about freedom from tyranny and the need for independence along with a time and place for musket training.