Author: Jimmy Cioe

Greensboro Rewind

Greensboro was rocking two Sundays ago. I say 500 people showed up, to walk and gather, bringing visibility to recovery (TV news said 400). So much visibility we got two (maybe three) TV news stories-WFYM2 and Spectrum Cable. Hats off to Altina Layman, Director of Development and her President Mike Yow, heart-centered warriors taking it to the streets! Marion had a Rally, maybe they’ll send me a report and photos for...

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Lies

 “It helps you endure, and it makes whining the least appropriate response to suffering. Just on that level it’s very valuable.” ‘There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.’ – Leonard Cohen There’s a topic I’ve been circling for quite a while and I finally got an answer on how to approach it. Someone else wrote about it and I can link to her excellent article!! That way, for those inclined to shoot the messenger, I’ll have company on the firing line. Within the medical model of addiction, the Master-degreed provider world and the burgeoning...

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Generation Found – Sunday, May 7th

People – Here’s a Sunday, Fayetville showing of the groundbreaking documentary from Greg Williams, of The Anonymous People; ‘Generation Found’. Sunday, May 7th 5:30 – 7:30 pm – Haymount United Methodist Church – 1700 Fort Bragg Rd. Fayetteville, NC 28303 In 2015, Cumberland County lost 51 citizens to drug overdose (over a 400% increase from 2000). That’s a packed school bus full of human beings. On average, NC loses a school bus full of people each month to prescription opioid overdose alone! 1 in 7 of us have a substance use disorder and 9 out of 10 of us...

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Community Invited To Walk For Recovery

I want to make some humorous comments on how the lights in the studio were blinding and it wasn’t clear where I was looking/which camera was on but-Thanks WFYM for the promo and let’s suffice it by saying: Come on out Sunday April 30th to Center City Park/Greensboro-bring a Recovery Sign if you...

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