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Cory Murphy is an award-winning scholar who left his hometown at the age of 20 to escape heroin addiction. After spending the first few years living on food stamps, he went back to college in his new home and traveled the world. It wasn't until he was awarded his university's highest award that he ever disclosed his past struggle with opioid addiction.

Now an engineer at a world leader in jet engine manufacturing, and with more than a decade of being drug-free under his belt, he has launched this site to share his story of his recovery to give hope to those whose loved ones are currently fighting addiction and to inspire anyone battling addiction to never stop searching for help.

Teen drug use is down: Better parenting, or more smartphones?

By MurphyGlobal | March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

This post was originally published on this siteFollow me on Twitter @drClaire Fewer teens are using drugs. That’s the news from the Monitoring the Future study, which has been surveying more than 40,000 eighth, 10th and 12th graders about their drug use for more than four decades. While marijuana use has been steady, use of…

2 of a Farmer’s 3 Children Overdosed. What of the Third — and the Land?

By MurphyGlobal | March 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

This post was originally published on this site BLANCHESTER, Ohio — A life of farming taught Roger Winemiller plenty about harsh twists of fate: hailstorms and drought, ragweed infestations and jittery crop prices. He hadn’t bargained on heroin. Then, in March 2016, Mr. Winemiller’s daughter, Heather Himes, 31, died of an opioid overdose at the…

Personal Narrative: That Time I Did Scientology, Part Six

By MurphyGlobal | March 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Pittsburgh Airport is a Giant Mall After driving nearly an hour and a half from our home, we arrived at Pittsburgh International Airport. Once inside, I was instantly amazed by how large of a building it was. It reminded me of a really, really, big mall with flooring of weird sparkling tiles, muffled voices…

Personal Narrative: That Time I Did Scientology, Part Five

By MurphyGlobal | February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Signing my life away I showed up to Dr. Dan’s office and he was surprised to see me. “Your mom called and said you weren’t coming!” He chuckled. “Let’s just sign these papers,” I said, not in the mood to talk. Dan led me into the back room of some rented office in our small…

Parents: As more states legalize marijuana here’s what you need to know and do (Harvard Health)

By MurphyGlobal | February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

This post was originally published on this siteRecreational use of marijuana was just legalized here in my home state of Massachusetts, and this has led to a lot of interesting conversations as legislators, regulators, and businesspeople try to figure out how to best implement this change. But the most important conversations about marijuana, in Massachusetts…

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