Archive for May, 2017

Not taking an action that can provide such benefit in fighting this (opioid) scourge is not only callus and inhuman but also morally indefensible!

May 19, 2017

U.S. Marijuana Party Kentucky

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Callus and Morally Indefensible!

Mercy Health Hospitals in an Op-ed in the May 11, 2017 Kentucky Enquirer talks about the opioid epidemic and calls for a multi-pronged approach in dealing with it. Their program of Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment, SBIRT, has screened thousands of patients. Unfortunately they do not give any stats that show the program is effective. They also state we should treat addiction as the disease it is. That is exactly what Nixon’s commission on drugs advised back in the early 70s. Instead we got the war on drugs!

As effective as the Mercy Health approach is, there is a more effective action that can drop the number of opioid overdose deaths by more than half. As reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association, States with medical cannabis laws see a 25% drop in opioid overdose deaths in the first year after legalizing…

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Police Misconduct Cases

May 17, 2017

Al Gerhardstein

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Host Sean Harris talks with Cincinnati attorney and OAJ member Al Gerhardstein about police misconduct cases, specifically violations of the fourth amendment.

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Pharmaceuticals suppress symptoms…(and thus lie to us)

May 14, 2017

Everything Matters: Beyond Meds

Western medicine with it’s penchant for suppression is a real political force. In suppressing the body’s cries we are also denying the psyche. One need only look at US political process and our communities rife with racism, sexism and homophobia to see what this denial has created. Pharmaceuticals suppress symptoms and then keep one in the maintenance mode, creating customers for life and guaranteeing no real healing.

Our bodies are mirrors of our minds and psyches. The emotional, physical, biological, mental, spiritual, ecological (everything) is connected and interlinked. We must wake up to this fact if we hope to heal ourselves, but more importantly if we hope to survive as a species on this beautiful planet we call home. Right now we’re on a crash course to total destruction.

Let us learn to heal. Let us learn to listen. Let us be willing to trust in our inherently beautiful nature.

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Topics with Trish – Trauma informed care

May 5, 2017

Patricia McKnight ~~ My Justice

It may be difficult to watch, but trust me is is much more dangerous to survive!!! Please watch and share!!! Trauma Informed Care Training and I’d like to share with you exactly how we become ‘trained’ to either live in these environments, allow our kids to live in these homes, or we see the outbursts and broken behaviors of our friends and neighbors. We need this information to go VIRAL, please watch and share this broadcast to create an informed helpful and interventional path in rebuilding our beliefs and behaviors.

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