Diving Into Addiction

“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 was another theme found through my qualitative research on the Kingdom Life Ministries (KLM) men. […]

Does Background Contribute to Addiction?

“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 me as drag on the community, I still have a heart, and I will continue […]

A Special Thank You to NCADD & McShin

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 the affiliate level and is the highest award that can be given by an Affiliate. […]

Father Daughter Dance in the Richmond City Jail

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 Camp Diva to host this very special event. Watch the great coverage of the dance […]