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Rich Jones, Executive Director of FAVOR Greenville

Certified Addiction Counselor
Certified Clinical Supervisor
Co-Occurring Disorder Professional
DOT Substance Abuse Professional
Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist
Certified ARISE Interventionist
EMDR Certified Trauma Therapist

Lil Peep and The “SHOUT OUT BRO” Culture

Rapper Lil Peep and The “SHOUT OUT BRO” Culture: New Age Recovery For A NEW GENERATION… I did not follow Lil Peep (surprised?). But I know he publicly self-destructed. Popping pills left and right. High as hell in all his videos. 1.6 million kids watch it. Then he dies of an overdose. And the followers […]

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The Addiction Treatment Machine

The Machine The machine with its terrible trend of patient brokering, the horrible social media marketers, and the associated round and round circus is a relatively small problem. The fact they exist is just symptomatic of a completely failed and questionable addiction treatment industry. In a way they are just a distraction from the real […]

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When I was “out there” in active addiction

My Experience with “Active Addiction” I was vaguely aware of what “addiction” was. My job exposed me to the mental health world as I worked within a healthcare system. I was not a clinician so my knowledge remained on a superficial level. However, I was aware that the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) was the […]

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Rich Jones Response to the Trump Announcement

President Trump said that the ongoing opioid epidemic — which is killing more than 100 people each day — is the “worst drug crisis in American history” and said his administration is declaring it a public health emergency, pledging the nation’s full resolve in overcoming it. This is my thoughtful response to the Trump announcement. First, the public […]

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