Archive for April, 2013

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Diving Into Addiction

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“When I am clean, I have a business, mortgage, two beautiful kids and go to church. But, when I drink, the alcohol starts the drugs and I shift into a gear called ‘screw it’.” It is not surprising that addiction […]

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  • Apr
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Does Background Contribute to Addiction?

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“I didn’t choose to become an addict on purpose. I was simply searching for affection from a life that I felt never loved me. It has been tough looking at this from such a different perspective. Although society may see […]

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  • Apr
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Style Weekly: The Great Escape

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From: Style Weekly — April 9, 2013 — by James A. Bacon — Can the city shrink its inmate population before it opens a new, smaller jail? On a typical day, the Richmond City Jail coops up about 1,400 inmates […]

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  • Apr
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A Special Thank You to NCADD & McShin

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Receiving the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) Bronze Key Award at the McShin Foundation’s 9th Annual Spring Awards Banquet was such a tremendous honor. The bronze key is a national award presented on behalf of NCADD at […]

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  • Apr
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Father Daughter Dance in the Richmond City Jail

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Flowers, cake, balloons, high heels, dresses, suits, ties, and a dozen girls between ages 6 and 16! This was the scene at the Richmond City Jail on March 16, as they hosted their second father-daughter-dance.  Sheriff C.T. Woody partnered with […]

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