To All the Baby Birds | A Wife’s Wisdom
Special Edition: Read the words of Michelle H. about her powerful insights gained through her family’s journey with addiction. She is a successful business women, recovery advocate, radio talk-show...

Three Reasons | Eight Years Sober Today
What a ride! Even in my wildest dreams did I ever think that I could arrive at this milestone of eight years clean and sober after being homeless, hopeless,...

The Note That Changed Everything | Easter 2009
On April 12th, 2009 I arose from my bed in room #4 at the Renaissance Ranch addiction treatment center. I was not a morning person and I loathed the...

Does Rehab Work? How to Spot a Quality Program
People are suffering. A lot of people are suffering. They reach for a bottle of pain medication or alcohol and discover they can’t let go. An estimated 24 million...

Attraction Rather Than Promotion | How to Help an Addict
The times have changed.   In this day and age, treating addiction requires a new approach and fresh perspective. The old method of forcing, coercing, and threatening someone into...

Sick as Our Secrets | The Fuel of Addiction
Have you ever wondered why addicts and alcoholics continue to lie and keep secrets, even when the lie has little gravity? Even sober, I remember a night when I...

“Jason, what does it take to get sober?”
At the end of the speech, a blonde woman, well dressed and classy, like my mother, raises her hand in the audience. I smile and call on her. “Jason,...

Why Aren’t My Boundaries Working?
I received a phone call this week from a mother and a father who are at their wits end with their addicted son. For years and years, they have...

Jason’s New Blog | How Do You Help An Addict and Get Results?
Blog Introduction Those reading this blog today probably already know me and my story. For those who don’t know me yet, I hope to build a relationship with you...

From Knee Injury to Heroin? How?
Why do many people addicted to heroin share a similar story? Many people I know suffered an injury, then were prescribed pain pills, and eventually graduated to cheap street heroin....