Innovative Solutions for Co-Occurring Disorders

There is hope. There is treatment and there are books that address them with innovative solutions that are found in these novels that are also workbooks. Order your copies today.






Everyone has a story, yet far too many people NEVER ask for help concerning behavioral health disorders. Memoirs Of An Addict: Fact or Fiction, the combined book and workbook of hope and survival living life with co-occurring disorders, written with the intent to address wellness, recovery, harm reduction and resiliency with new integrative solutions that today’s society face with behavioral health disorders such as the opiate epidemic and daily recovery issues.


Welcome to Mary/Pumpkin, the recovery girl activity book. Created with an integrative education approach to learning through motivational, cognitive, and coping skills for anxiety, depression, addiction, eating disorders, bullying, stress release and other SELF issues, that include problem-solving activities in conjunction with excerpts of Mary/Pumpkin’s journey of hope and survival. 


Do You Know…. What Co-Occurring Disorders look like?

Co-Occurring Disorders 

(COD) are  two or more disorders that are present
at the same time.
Example:  addiction, anxiety and or suicide.

  It is time to bring awareness  regarding  (COD)
and Change the Language
as it pertains to the  emotional, mental, physical
and spiritual affects and effects of health.

Introducing the Co-Occurring Disorders
Awareness Ribbon  of Colors

The Co-Occurring Disorders Awareness Ribbon
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The Yellow represent the survivors left behind after a Suicide.

The Pink is most commonly associated with Breast Cancer Awareness. 

The Red is generally used to show support for the fight against HIV/AIDS Awareness.

The Purple typically represents Pancreatic Cancer and Epilepsy. It is also a symbol for Alzheimer’s disease, Lupus, and Animal Abuse. 
(FYI) Purple and Teal Green is associated with Domestic Violence
 and Sexual Assault.

The Black ribbons are used as general symbols for mourning.

The Blue represents Child Abuse /Prevention Awareness. As well as Human Trafficking, Sex Slavery Awareness. 

The Green is the color most associated with Mental Health, Depression, and Auditory Processing Disorder Awareness.

Source Site:  Alyssa Mertes


According to U.S Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), there are approximately 8.9 million American adults who have co-occurring disorders — 7.4 % of individuals receive treatment for both disorders, while 55.8 % receive no treatment at all.

On page three, a guide for mental health planning + advisory councils (SAMHSA) there is an estimated 600,000 people that are homeless and approximately half have co-occurring disorders.

The Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network has stated that there is a disturbing 43 % of the youth receiving mental health services in America, many have co-occurring disorders.

The National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) has stated that out of 450,000 Americans incarcerated 72 %  have co-occurring disorders. 

Last but not finished: Tom Insel, M.D., the former  director of The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has also established that the monetary cost of mental illness will be more than cancer, diabetes and respiratory ailment.

Together OUR VOICE can make a difference.

The Second Annual DC Walk 4 ReCovery on the Washington, DC National Mall

 Saturday June 22, 2019

    12 Noon – 8pm

Candlelight Vigil at dark

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The Writings on the Wall


What is happening to America?

Do you believe that America is a pleasing scent to the God of the universe?   

Daniel the prophet of old translated the writing on the wall and said:  But you his son, Belshazzar, have not humbled your heart, although you knew all this. 

 And you have lifted yourself up against the Lord of heaven. They have brought the vessels of His house before you, and you and your lords, your wives and your concubines, have drunk wine from them. And you have praised the gods of silver and gold, bronze and iron, wood and stone, which do not see or hear or know; and the God who holds your breath in His hand and owns all your ways, you have not glorified.

Daniel, Chapter 1 verse 27 give instruction for all leaders of the future …

Therefore, O king, let my advice be acceptable to you; break off your sins by being righteous, and your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor. Perhaps there may be a lengthening of your prosperity.

INVESTMENTS-Quotes by Mr. Warren Buffet

Warren Buffet speaks…

“The best investment you can make is an investment in yourself… The more you learn , the more you’ll earn”

“The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful people say no to almost everything”

“Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked.”

Now Hope 2 Reality means…
When Mr Warren Buffet speaks ya better listen-NH2R