Directors Notes: The Magic of Recovery Cafe

I started the day early with an interview with Campbell, a member of Recovery Cafe in Seattle, Washington.  She worked on the oil pipeline in Alaska and lived that wildcat lifestyle, and when she was done chasing money she brought all the bad habits back to Seattle.  But that was a former life as she has been a participant at Recovery Cafe for 12 years … Continue reading Directors Notes: The Magic of Recovery Cafe

The 4 Traits That Put Kids at Risk for Addiction

  This NY Times article from last fall outlines how a young person’s temperament and personality traits can drive their risk for later drug use. It’s a great read and the following is our own Darryl Inaba’s take on the story: “I’ve seen this NY Times article and noted that it mirrors many other studies attributing traits generally by about the age of 10-12 when … Continue reading The 4 Traits That Put Kids at Risk for Addiction

Called From Darkness – The Little Spider : Mexican Tar

The people in Northern New Mexico are experiencing a steep increase in the number of fatal overdoses from heroin. Pedro Herrera, a community organizer, is working through rehabilitation centers and suffering families to raise the level of awareness and involvement to provide more addiction services and grief counseling to families. Continue reading Called From Darkness – The Little Spider : Mexican Tar