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Today's Topic: Are you or is somebody you know abusing prescription drugs? Are you recovering? We're talking about the abuse, the effects, the treatment, and the healing. See you Wednesday @ 7:30cst/5:30pst!
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eFitFamily with Laura London welcomes Alesandra Rain, author and drug expert, to talk about the many aspects of prescription pills especially the abuse and risks with over-prescription. She will also educate the listeners on the dangers of mixing pills with herbs, over-the-counter items and certain foods. Let her personal journey inspire us that independence from prescription pills is indeed possible!
Alesandra Rain has 18 years experience in the field of prescription drugs and their effects on the nervous system; personality alterations due to addiction; drug/drug interactions; drug/herb; drug/food and the withdrawals from various classifications of pills. Additionally, she has extensive knowledge of psychoactive medications within every age group.
With a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and completed graduate work in a Master’s of Fine Art, Alesandra went on to become a renowned author, speaker and expert in this specialty field.
Alesandra’s introduction to prescription pills came after an auto accident required nearly 3 dozen surgeries that left her plagued with insomnia, anxiety and pain. She spent a decade on over 1,000 pills a month and then suffered tremendous physical decline from the combination of pills. Eventually Alesandra wanted her life back and unable to find help, she chose to go cold-turkey in the Cirque Lodge Treatment Center in Utah. The excruciating withdrawals gave Alesandra an inside view of prescription addition that is also affecting millions of people today.
Alesandra is a prescription drug expert and the cofounder of Point of Return, a nonprofit that assists the public in recovering their lives from prescription pill addiction. Her team is a group of committed professionals who have dedicated their lives to this critical cause. Do visit their website at www.pointofreturn.com.
Our guest panelists today are:
Norm Stamper, Retired Seattle Police Chief and LEAP Advisory Board Member Jasmine Tyler, Deputy Director of National Affairs, Drug Policy Alliance Drew Stromberg, Outreach Director, Students for Sensible Drug Policy Jesselyn McCurdy, Senior Legislative Counsel for the Washington Legislative Office, American Civil Liberties Union Jasmine Tyler Jasmine advocates for policies that reduce racial disparities in the criminal justice system, increase access to social and health services, and treat people who use drugs with dignity.
She is one of the leaders of the Crack the Disparity Coalition, which works to equalize the penalties for cocaine.
Norm Stamper Norm Stamper was a police officer for 34 years, the first 28 in San Diego. As a cop dedicated to protect and serve, Norm believes the war on drugs has done exactly the opposite for people.
Drew StrombergDrew Stromberg serves as Outreach Director for Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP), where he tracks and advises student chapters for half of the United States and oversees chapter development for SSDP’s international network. Jesselyn McCurdy Jesselyn McCurdy is a Senior Legislative Counsel in the Washington Legislative Office (WLO) of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and is responsible for defending civil liberties in Congress and in the Executive Branch in the areas of criminal justice.
Ms. McCurdy was a member of the ACLU WLO staff for five years before accepting a position as a Counsel with the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. She was the lead House counsel for the historic Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 when it passed Congress.
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You’ll conquer emotional eating, control stress, find alternatives to weight-gain inducing prescriptions, put together an exercise program, learn to eat right, and do it again the next day.
As a diabetic, author Aaron Snyder has dealt with the same struggles as his readers and found a way to conquer them.
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Prescription medicine is a $320 billion industry in the US. Nearly 4 billion prescriptions are written every year to Americans for classes of drugs ranging from oncology to antidepressants. But this rapid growth of prescription medications has begun to show some negative effects on our society. And those effects are addiction and abuse. Prescription drugs now kill more Americans than cocaine and heroin combined.
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B2B Social Media Tools Expert Ian Cleary (who is considered one of the rising stars in the social media industry and is coming to us all the way from Ireland) joins New York Times recognized social media expert Kristina Jaramillo on the B2B Marketing Insider’s Radio Show. During the radio, we don’t cover the social media platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter etc.) – BUT we are covering specific management, analtyics, content marketing and other tools around these platforms that will maximize your time, efforts and money that you invest in social media marketing.
During this radio show interview, Ian and Kristina will cover…
At least 4 LinkedIn marketing tools including a tool that helped Jamie Turner (60 second marketer) convert 120 LinkedIn connections to his email subscription service
8 social media tools in beta that’s worth testing
A competitive intelligence tool that will help you uncover your competitors’ most shared content – and what you should be doing with this content
The best social media management and measurement tools that will help you manage your social media efforts, track return on investment and manage lead generation
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