About Cory Murphy

Cory Murphy is an award winning scholar who had moved away from home at the age of 20 to escape heroin addiction. Although he spent the first few years away from home performing volunteer work and living on food stamps in a run-down area, he eventually enrolled in college and traveled the world.

Now a developing leader at a large corporation with more than a decade of drug-free living under his belt, he maintains this blog to help tell his story in hope of helping others to achieve similar success.

Updates and We Enter a Contest on Instagram

By MurphyGlobal | September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hey! How Do You Like Our New Design? We’ve recently been spending some time with experts determining how we can better promote this blog and our message, as there is no shame in trying to be better at something. It was during a very interesting phone call with a consultant that we were informed of…

The GE Foundation Steps Up Against Opioids

By MurphyGlobal | September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Since our launch on September 1st, we have found and fixed many bugs and have done the best we can to keep the blog up to date. First, we suffered a broken laptop that was thought to have been fixed but later turned out to be scrap. Second, we had a weekly newsletter set up…

Reconnecting with Siblings after Addiction

By MurphyGlobal | September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
My little brother (left) and I having lunch after a morning on the beach in Wrightsville Beach, NC.

My brother moved down to Wilmington, North Carolina to join me and my roommate for about two months before finding a job in the funky mountain town of Asheville in western North Carolina. It astounded me how similar we think and act even though we’ve hardly seen each other for more than a decade since…

Addressing the Elephant on the Street

By MurphyGlobal | September 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

We hope you all had a wonderful Labor Day weekend. Some of us may still somewhat recovering from celebrating some time off from our day job, as we are allegedly getting a bit too old to be staying out past our bedtimes. We wanted to update you on some insanity we came across on Russian…

More than 60 Overdoses in Two Days

By MurphyGlobal | September 3, 2016 | 1 Comment

We hope your Labor Day weekend is going well. Some of us had to work today, despite the looming threat of Tropical Storm Hermine in Wilmington, NC. The storm actually passed quite quickly ahead of schedule and with no visible damage to the town that we could see, and so the weekend moves forward. Prior…

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