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Jason Good in Addiction
July 18, 2019

The Mind of an Addict

This is a glimpse into the mind and world of an addict. If you think this narrative was long, arduous, and hard to read, it is. And it takes place over just a 24-hour period. Imagine days, weeks, months, or years of this. An addict’s mind is hard to understand. Priorities are messed up and the only real goal is to get high and make the pain go away. I hope this offers some insight. Help is out there, and recovery is possible. No one needs to suffer.

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Jason Good in Addiction
July 15, 2019

Is Smoking Weed after Rehab a Good Idea?

I have far too much personal experience on this topic than I would like to admit. For anyone who has been to treatment before, you’ve probably heard the heroin addict, the meth addict or the cocaine/crack addict talk about their plans to still go out and drink or smoke weed because they’ve never had a problem with those drugs before.

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Jason Good in Addiction
July 12, 2019

Detox vs. Treatment

When people often ask me how many times I’ve been to treatment , my response was usually “too many to count”. This was not only a way to deflect the real answer I felt too embarrassed to divulge, but it was also—at least I thought the truth.

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Jason Good in Addiction
July 11, 2019

An Open Letter to the Addict Still Suffering

To any addict out there struggling right now, to any addict who feels like a failure, to any addict riddled with guilt, to any addict who feels like they have reached the end, to any addict who has lost hope, I hope this message finds you.

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Jason Good in Addiction
July 9, 2019

Advice from One Addict to Another

Good advice seems hard to find these days. When it comes to addiction, everyone has an opinion.

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Jason Good in Addiction
July 1, 2019

Young Rap Artist ‘Hella Sketchy’ Overdoses at 18

Addiction knows no race, color, creed, religion, or status. It’s a condition that can literally affect anyone and the increased amount of celebrity deaths over the last few years is proof of that.

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Jason Good in Addiction
June 30, 2019

Teddy Bears Could Be Newest Threat in Drug Trafficking

Drug dealers and major traffickers never cease to devise new ways to get large quantities of drugs from point A to point B without being found or detected.

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Jason Good in Success Story
June 27, 2019

We Addicts Have a Better Option than Death: Happiness

Happiness is one of those things some addicts want the most, but feel is the least attainable thing imaginable. When each day is a struggle, when each day is a fight to survive, there seems to be no time for happiness, nor does it seem like it’s anything within the realm of possibility to feel.

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Jason Good in Addiction
June 26, 2019

Is Rehab Worth It?

To rehabilitate means to return to a previous, more optimal state. Those of us who work in the drug rehab field are tasked with assisting addicts and their families with two things.

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Jason Good in Addiction
June 21, 2019

Apparently, Vaping Alcohol Is a Thing

One of my coworkers pretty regularly gives me ideas of things to write about and today he asked me if I’d heard about people vaping alcohol.

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