Stigma Fighters: Rose Lockinger

Neural Plasticity in Recovery The old adage “once an addict always an addict” was the dominant mindset of society for much of our history. Then came the advent of 12 Step Programs starting with anonymous programs like AA and then NA. This came with an increased understanding within the medical and scientific communities about the [...]

By |2016-07-26T11:26:54-07:00July 13th, 2016|Categories: Recovery, Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Stigma Fighters: Dann Alexander

Returning to Medications It was sometime in my early teens. Finally reached some sort of diagnosis for whatever the hell it was that consumed me.  I was put on whatever might have the potential to work. My therapy at the time was a combination of help from my general practitioner, psychologist and psychiatrist.  The psychiatrist [...]

By |2016-07-10T21:28:32-07:00July 11th, 2016|Categories: Recovery|0 Comments

Stigma Fighters: Gene Bowen

A Bicycle Saved My Life…. By Gene Bowen – Founder of Road Recovery I still relish memories of my first bike, a 1972 yellow Sting Ray Schwinn with a banana seat, and as a 8 year old kid, I certainly relished the independence it gave me. Long before I learned to drive, riding meant freedom [...]

By |2016-03-03T13:43:00-08:00March 3rd, 2016|Categories: Recovery, Stigma Fighters|1 Comment