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Addiction Unscripted
Shedding the negative stigma of addiction through the power of storytelling and our collective articles containing personal narratives, opinion pieces, and anything else related to addiction and recovery.
Note from the editor

Addiction Unscripted is a place for YOUR voice to be heard, to help break down the negative stigma that shames so many addiction sufferers into silence. cutting through the noise, and connecting with others with similiar experiences. Sometimes broken mending broken can be a beautiful thing. Have a story to tell? We want to hear it! Submit your story ideas to matt@therealedition.com

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Matt Mendoza
2x Entrepreneur, I live for connection, I like writing because stories are what connect us. "Stories are data, with a soul" -Berne Brown
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Dr Sally Broder
Licensed Psychologist-Offices in San Francisco and Los Altos, California and Shelbyville, Kentucky
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Mike Gulbin
6 Years in Recovery. Coaching Awesome People who Need Help Quitting Alcohol or Already Have and Want More http://www.HackingSobriety.com
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TJ Muehleman
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Sarah McKinney
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Shawn Ramirez
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Emma Mulqueeny OBE
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Kyle McCallum
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Jesse Bartel
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ACLU National
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Demis Lyall-Wilson
writer | vfx artist | digital producer — find me @demis on twitter, or more of my ramblings at http://demislw.com
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iWILLrecover
Recovery isn’t something that you do; it’s a lifestyle. For detox and rehab: 1.888.567.0434 www.iwillrecover.com
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Val Everett
Writing about politics, nature, culture, work, and anything else that’s bothering me. Pseudonym.
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Aaron Nichols
Ops. Climber. Dev. Student of Resilience Engineering. Passionate about metrics, automation, and moving fast… also: motorcycles.
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Inés Gaviria
Estudiante de Periodismo de la Universidad de Navarra, y de la Universidad de Missouri durante el curso 2013-2014.
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Jonathan Hinshaw
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Jorge Luis Alonso G.
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Kiran Herbert
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no one u know
Self-aware and fully conscious living = a profoundly meaningful life. I use twitter to keep up with humanity and occasionally comment on the insanity.
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G. Nathalee Serrels, M.A., Psychology
I am a freelance writer currently writing articles for two addiction recovery websites.
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whatmesober
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Karl Hümmels, FitLobby Consultant
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Kathy Ward
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haider saleem
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Paul S. Regier
PhD Neuroscience. Researcher. Writer. Runner.
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Tim Stafford
Storyteller
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Alpha Healing Center
A unique recovery experience that offers state-of-the-art treatments and holistic healing for substance abuse like #alcohol and #drug addiction in New Jersey
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DJ Skee
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Brian Funicelli
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Shamoon Siddiqui
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Alana Saltz
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Chris Basil
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Haanim Bamadhaj
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brittney inc.
.....it feels like I'm doing a really bad impersonation of myself.
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Three Torches
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Norcross
Look, we’ve all made mistakes in our lives. For me, it was when I learned I could make computers talk to each other.
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Leandro Demori
Jornalista. Editor-executivo do Intercept Brasil. Autor de “Cosa Nostra no Brasil, a história do mafioso que derrubou um império”.
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Lisa Renee
Write it down.
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Oliver Chinyere
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When I was little I fell into a vat of Grey Goose. I'll be sharing vids and pics dat me make and tink a riot mon. I have West Indian Tourettes.
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Natalie Rogers
Progressive. Latina. Ravenclaw. Graphic designer. Science communicator. Allergic to cats.
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Clarice Streets
I am a 44-year-old mom, Ironman triathlete, and former alcoholic.
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Bonny P McClain
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Daniel Raymond
Daniel Raymond is the Deputy Director of Planning and Policy for the Harm Reduction Coalition.
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Josh De Souza Crook
Josh De Souza Crook is a freelance journalist and Communications Officer at London College of Fashion. More work here: www.joshdesouzacrook.com
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Guy Wilson
Brains are cool. Math/Neuro major at UC Berkeley.
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Mat Vaillancourt
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Farah Colette
I get it from my mother.
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Kahlil Corazo
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Bob Powers
An independent drama featuring a strong female lead.
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Kevin R Kosar
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Evan Jarschauer, MAC, MBA
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Lauren Modery
Freelance writer in Austin; film Loves Her Gun premiered @ SXSW ‘13; used to be a Hollywood assistant; rail enthusiast; check out my dumb blog, hipstercrite.com
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Christopher Mohar
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Matt Haney
Matt is the Vice-President of the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education and Policy Director for #cut50 and #YesWeCode.
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L. Colonna & S. Rosenfeld
Luciano Colonna and Stephanie Rosenfeld live in Salt Lake City. They are working on a memoir about marriage, methamphetamine, and mental illness.
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Ryan Hampton
Author, “American Fix: Inside the Opioid Addiction Crisis—and How to End It.” Activist. Writer. Dog Lover. Friend. In recovery from addiction, est. 2/2/15.
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Lars Schmidt
Advocate for 21st Century HR • Founder, AmplifyTalent.com • Co-founder, HR Open Source • Contributor: Fast Company, Forbes