The Thin Red Line - an Analysis of Not Enabling Versus Withholding Support

The Thin Red Line – An Analysis of Not Enabling Versus Withholding Support

It’s a very common explanation, “We had to step away because they were in active addiction.” No one argues with that explanation. It’s actually one of the safest explanations anyone could ever give for pushing away a loved one in need (even if it’s a child). Addiction is still an automatic scarlet letter. Rather than …

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DJ Michael Toast

TINHIH’s Rock for Recovery is positioned to support scholarships for adolescents in recovery

When TINHIH envisioned a recovery high school, we always planned on supporting the students during their time at high school. A chance to combat the opioid epidemic in an unconventional way. We’d surround them with recovery support services, a tender understanding of their condition, and teach life lessons from persons with “lived experience”. The main …

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Reese Engle

Angelversary

I first heard this term a few years ago. From other grieving parents, probably on one of the grief sites, I frequent- maybe GRASP. Anyway, it doesn’t really matter where I heard it, it matters to me that it gave me comfort, I like the idea of Reese getting his “Angel Wings”. I like the …

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Wondering why …

04/27/17 This should have been one of the best days of TINHIH’s existence. Just over 1 year ago, TINHIH announced the possibility of a new offensive tactic to combat the opioid epidemic. With much work, awesome allies, and passion- this particular idea, a Recovery High School, passed a tremendous hurdle- and I should have been …

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