On Opioid Addiction: Prevention and Recovery

  • 362 Miles In, Cowboy Camping, Talking with Erwin’s Chief of Police

    “We know these people, we know their families, it’s a small town… nobody is immune, I’ve got four kids and…

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  • Day 27, 228 Miles In, Insane Weather, a Mother’s Recovery House in Honor of Her Son

    You have to figure out a way to act on that love, it doesn’t go away. It stays in your…

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  • Day 21, 185 Miles In, Snowbird Treatment Center and the Trail Fam

    Just had arguably the three hardest days yet on the trail. Our climb into Great Smoky National Park entailed three…

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  • 130 Miles, One Sheep Farm, More Stories Shared

    Day 15 Today I built my first campfire – actually the first fire I’ve ever built. Not knowing what I…

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  • 87 Miles In, Crossing North Carolina Border, One Bandana and Story of Recovery Shared

    Sunday I had to say goodbye to Rachel. Almost brought me to tears and definitely made the next daunting solo…

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  • Know Drugs. No Overdose. Meeting with Gina, Founder of SAD

    Last week, thousands of families honored their loved ones lost to addiction on Black Balloon Day, March 6th, 2018. The…

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  • On Valentines

    Last week marked a very difficult milestone for me. Valentines Day. Matt and I never celebrated Valentine’s day the typical…

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  • Why the Purple Bandana?

    Most of the nation’s largest crisises have their own symbol that people recognize and use to show solidarity for the…

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