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A bit of our President’s History: Brandon Bennett

I awoke on the morning of February 3, 2003, after being asleep for approximately two days and decided to make my last sale.

I had considered this for some time, as I had become alienated from every true friend and family member, not for any specific bad deed but for what I was doing to myself and what I represented. Read the rest of this entry

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Friday May 10th @ GY2KC: Addiction and its Afflictions; Individual, Family, Friends and Communities

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Yuma: BTTBP facilitating SMART Recovery Meetings!

SMART Recovery is a recognized resource for addiction recovery by the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Center for Health Care Evaluation, The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), US Department of Health and Human Services, and the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Read the rest of this entry

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Yuma P.L.A.Y. BTTBP booth pics:

Many thanks to Edward Carns, Kellsey Borrud, Alex Leyva, Bekka Fulkerson, Ken Balcomb, and Peggy Owen for helping with the BTTBP booth at Yuma P.L.A.Y.! Read the rest of this entry

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JOIN BTTBP AT YUMA PLAY DAY: SEPT. 10TH!

What is Yuma PLAY Day?

An annual event created especially for our year-round residents
featuring local businesses, attractions and non-profit agencies in
an expo-style show.
Family-oriented with lots of activities for kids.
FREE Admission! FREE Prizes! FREE Entertainment!

Back to the Basics Please will be holding a booth at this year’s Play Day. Our team will be providing informational brochures, educational material, prescription drug cards, and other goodies. Read the rest of this entry

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PROJECT GHB: Remembering Julius

My son was twenty-four years old, six feet, two inches tall with golden skin and muscles that were rounded and perfectly formed, fitting his body like a glove. MY SON DIED OF A GHB OVERDOSE, FOREVER TO REMAIN TWENTY-FOUR. Read the rest of this entry

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PROJECT GHB: REMEMBERING JACQUELINE “JACKIE” O’DONNELL

I’ll never know whether she took GHB willingly or not. She passed out, was snoring loudly, eyes rolling in her head and they could not wake her. THEY LEFT HER TO SLEEP IT OFF!!!!!. SHE NEVER WOKE UP!!! Read the rest of this entry

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I am addiction, or the alcoholic

I Am ‘The Newcomer’. When the Nature of the Beast knocks on your door, don’t answer For he is there to steal your spirit & soul Read the rest of this entry

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Project GHB: Remembering Craig Burk

Craig was a fun loving good student with everything to live for. At 23 he had an undergraduate degree in Accounting and was about to complete his masters at Ball State University in Indiana. Read the rest of this entry

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Project GHB: Remembering Kenneth Caleb Shortridge

“On April 30th, 1998, I lost my only son, Kenneth Caleb Shortridge. He was 27, vibrant, full of life. He had dreams, plans, aspirations and was excited about life. Read the rest of this entry

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