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Articles Unplugged Tour Connects CrossCountry For Some Music Therapy..........6 Interview: Simon Kirke............................8 Interview: Billy J. Kramer.......................12 A Message from Iwanttogetsober.com.............................16 Rockers In Recovery: The Power of Music and Message.................................20

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Unplugged Tour Connects Cross-Country For

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hat do you get when you mix more than 60 years experience of stories into one acoustic band? You get three men with a common vision and mission who walked a similar path as their recovery audience, about twenty years prior, in hopes that they can help shed some light for them too. Three men with years of recovery and stories come together and play in different treatment facilities and rehabs across the country with the hopes of giving strength and camaraderie to those who are embarking on their recovery paths. These men play as part of an Unplugged acoustic series throughout the country. Who are these three supermen? They are Richie Supa, Ricky Byrd and Kasim Sulton. These men are the words behind many songs that are sung by many known rock bands, such as Aerosmith, Blue Oyster Cult and Meatloaf, just to name a few. Songs that are played and sung by this acoustic threesome are messages and stories about recovery. The reactions of their audiences in the treatment centers are typically

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transfixed and in awe because each song played always hits home. Everyone’s stories are different, but there is still a similar journey between people in recovery that makes the bonds thicker than blood. That is what makes their cross-country treatment center “tour” so fulfilling and soulful because it reaches the people in a profound way that no other way could demonstrate. The music reaches to the depths of the soul with a poignant message that anyone in recovery (families too) can completely relate to. One song, by Richie Supa, “In The Rooms,” is a song-story about the journey of a person through his recovery. According to Supa, “The reaction to the song was phenomenal.” When people from all backgrounds and stories in recovery come together (whether people are in the beginning stages or who have more than 20 years in recovery) there is a shared friendship and bond that gives

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each other hope and strength. In regards to sharing his story and message, Kasim Sulton said, “When we spread the message of recovery and we all come together to play it makes me feel that anything is possible [in recovery].” One of the songs that Sulton wrote and plays during the unplugged series is, “The One Sure Thing.” “It’s very personable and heart-warming to share a little of our stories and songs that is near to our hearts,” said Sulton. More and more drug treatment facilities are implementing music therapy to their programs. Music reaches people on a soul level that ignites emotions and feelings that have been repressed for years. Music therapy in the treatment centers are getting more popular, “now I can use music as a tool,” said Supa. « Ricky Byrd

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An interview with legendary drummer

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ot only is Simon Kirke a pal of mine, but I must admit he’s also one of my favorite Rock ‘n’ Roll Drummers. I was a huge fan of the bands he played with (Free and Bad Company). Way back when I was a young lad just starting my musical journey, I spent many a garage rehearsals trying to get the drummer to play the song like ”Kirke” would play it! Simon always played to the song and kept it simple, throwing in an occasional fill to accent a Paul Rodgers lyric or as an off ramp to guide us listeners into the next section. My kind of drummer! I’ve been lucky enough to share a stage with him more than a few times. Back in the 90’s he was kind enough to join up with me and Kasim Sulton for the semi acoustic trio I put together after I left the Blackhearts. Most recently we were part of a Benefit for Right Turn, a Boston treatment center run by our

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mutual friend Woody Giessman.

got into downers; Mandrax which were the English equivalent of Quaaludes.

I called Simon last week and asked if he would let me interview him for Rockers In Recovery magazine and without missin’ a beat (he never does) he said, “Sure Ricky.”

But in his defense he only started that after Free had split up for the first time.

My kind of pal!

RB: Tell us a bit about the downward progression of addiction and when you first thought things were getting out of hand.

Ricky Byrd: You were only in your late teens when you were a part of the band Free. That’s pretty young to have the kind of success you guys had. Money in the pocket, everybody wants to be your friend, night after night on stage in front of thousands of fans. Let’s just say the ego gets quite the boost. Tough enough to deal with if you have some life experience under your belt, but in your teens it seems like a recipe for bad choices [laughs]. How did that experience tie in with your drug and alcohol use in those early days? Simon Kirke: Well in the beginning blind ambition kept me on the straight and narrow. I left home at 18 determined to give my dream a shot. I was drinking a little bit here and there, just beer and wine occasionally. I didn’t smoke dope until I was 19 and even then it never got the better of me.

SK: Things got really bad for me when I started doing coke. My drinking went through the roof and I had to take downers to take the edge off and sleep. I got seriously into the hard stuff when Bad Company disbanded in 1980 and after my wife walked out I went into my first rehab. By then I was doing a lot of coke most days and drinking hard liquor. I was a complete mess. My liver had swollen up and I had prescriptions from 3 doctors for downers. RB: I know I wore my addiction like a R&R badge of honor. Never thought it was a problem, just part of the lifestyle. At 30 I decided to leave the party.

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have to worry about strange vehicles in my rear view mirror anymore or if I have enough money in the ATM to cop. I don’t sneak around and live life in the shadows. I only wish I had gotten it sooner in my life. I applaud (and am secretly envious) of the youngsters I see in AA and particularly NA who are getting a handle on it. I firmly believe addiction is genetically passed down. One of my kids has the gene and is in NA, courtesy of me, and is coming up on 3 years clean. RB: Would you like to say anything to the people reading this right now that are on the line about asking for help. siimon back in the day

Problem was, it took until I was just about to turn 31 before I made it to the door [laughs] and I might add it wasn’t a very pretty year. How long between that first thought of, “maybe I should slow down” to “OK, I might need some help here?” SK: I thought my problem was a phase I was going through and once I got my career back on track things would straighten out. I knew nothing about addiction in those days. Didn’t know I was a full blown addict. That came after 4 more rehabs and 15 years plus an awful lot of money!

SK: I would say to anyone who is wrestling with this, get help now. It takes courage to ask for help and I guarantee that you will find an outpouring of help and love like never before when you get in touch. It’s never too late. RB: You’re a good guy Simon and I’m so glad we have music and recovery in common, “one day at a time pally, one day at a time!” «

In terms of years I guess around 2 before I cottoned on, plus a lot of help from my long suffering wife. RB: How has your sober journey changed your life? SK: My sober journey has restored my self-confidence and respect. I don’t 10

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An Interview With

Billy J.Kramer

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hen you look up the British Invasion and the influence it had on music and the world, you will find that Billy J. Kramer was a major player. Along with The Beatles, Gerry and the Pacemakers, and Cilla Black, Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas were part of the Brian Epstein camp that were signed to his management. Billy was a personal friend with all the Beatles and his

first four hit records were written for him by John Lennon and Paul McCartney. "Do You Want To Know A Secret," "Bad To Me," "I'll Keep You Satisfied," and "From A Window" were songs produced by the famed George Martin. Billy played the famous Cavern Club many times as well as paying his dues in the clubs in The Reeperbahn district of Hamburg, Germany. Just like so many others that were caught up in the whirlwind of fame and fortune at a young age, Billy developed an addiction to alcohol and drugs. Billy J. Kramer has been in the program and has recently celebrated 25 years of sobriety. Liberty Devitto: You were a part of a movement in music that changed the way a whole generation looked, listened and acted. What was it like to live and work, with not only The Beatles, but the rest of the Liverpool music scene ? Billy J. Kramer: On the one hand, it was obviously very exciting. On the other hand, it was overwhelming. Liberty: How did it feel to go from being a young man working on locomotives in a train yard, to becoming the idol of millions, with hit records, fancy suits and screaming girls while making some real money?

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Billy: I had just released my first record, Do You Want To Know A Secret. I traveled from Liverpool to Manchester to do my first TV show.

the bars of a jail cell from the inside-out didn't change anything. I was so high when I got out that I got lost driving around the block from my house.

At the time, there was a huge political scandal in the UK involving politicians and underage girls called The Profumo Trials. The TV show had me pushing over file cabinets and pulling out files and throwing them all over the studio while singing, "Do You Want To Know A Secret." When I arrived back in Liverpool, I got off the bus at the end of my street, and could see a crowd at the top of the street. Little did I know it was a crowd of screaming girls, and I had a lot of trouble getting into my parents' house. From then on, I had to have a police escort. Since I was basically very shy and lacked self-esteem, I would go out drinking and come home at six in the morning to cope with it.

I was now regularly vomiting on my shoes. The one "morning after" when me and my now wife were dating, she looked at me and gave me the ultimatum, "it's going to be me or your drinking." It was right then and there that I made the decision to clean up my act. I must admit, I felt alone because everyone I knew partied. Then I met Ricky Byrd and through him met so many others like me. That's how I became a part of Rockers In Recovery and through Ricky, I met you. What was it like when you decided to take that first step?

Liberty: You first became popular in your home country of England. But the English beat was now becoming popular in America and all the groups had their sights set on The Ed Sullivan Show in New York City. How did you feel on your first trip to the States and what was it like playing the Ed Sullivan Show ?

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Billy: When I first got off the plane, I was so overwhelmed by NYC that I wanted to get on the next plane back. Little did I know that I would one day be living here. I didn't have any concept of the magnitude of the TV audience for Ed Sullivan. It was a good thing that I was ignorant to it, or I would have had many sleepless nights leading up to it and been a bundle of nerves. Liberty: Denial played a big part in my addiction. Two unsuccessful marriages, the loss of a ton of money, and looking through

Billy: I met my present wife Roni and moved to NY. I was drinking and taking pills around the clock, and I started to get up and drink Jack Daniels in the morning. I would crouch behind dumpsters on my way to the railroad station while on my way into the city to rehearse. I would have a shopping bag full of alcohol and would drink all through rehearsals. I realized that if I carried on like this that it would end my relationship with someone I loved very much and that I would die from the drinking and drugs. I knew

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nothing about rehabs and recovery. At first, I thought I was going to do it my own way and read lots of self-help books. Then, I went to see a prominent psychiatrist who informed me that he could take my money, but my problem was that I was an alcoholic. Different people had said the same thing to me on many occasions, but I never took it seriously. This time, I burst into tears. I had always been in such denial and told myself

Liberty: How has your life changed with your sobriety? Billy: It might seem a small thing to most people, but until I got sober, I never had the confidence to drive a car. Within four months of getting sober, I had a driver's license, which is something I never in my wildest dreams thought I would accomplish. Going on stage clean and sober was scary at first. I still get stage fright, but now I enjoy my work more than I ever did, even at the height of my career. There are bumps in the road and the things that used to make me want to go out and drink no longer do. It's great waking up and not having someone tell you what an idiot you made of yourself the night before. Liberty: If Billy J. Kramer "then" was standing in front of Billy J. Kramer "now" asking for help, what would you say to him? Billy: I would tell him that if you don't have sobriety, you don't have anything.

billy j. kramer during the british invasion era that I drank a lot because of the pressures of the business, and that one day I would be out of the business and be able to stop. When I got home, I looked in the phone book and found the number for Alcoholics Anonymous. I attended an AA meeting and immediately realized it was exactly where I belonged. I will be sober for 26 years at the end of June.

Liberty: I have to tell you, when we perform together and you yell to the crowd, "Are you ready to rock?" I think to myself, now that I am sober, "I am always ready!" A Rockers In Recovery and Billy J. Kramer show, I'd like to see that happen. Thanks Billy. Billy: Thanks Lib, for being a power of example and a great friend. ÂŤ

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Prescription medication, drugs and alcohol abuse is a huge epidemic throughout the country growing at an alarming rate. Partnering up with Rockers In Recovery allows us to spread the word regarding the dangers of drugs and alcohol along with assuring addicts they are not alone. Their efforts, along with our passion, makes the perfect formula for success. Our mission is to help clean up the country one addict at a time.

to rapid detox and halfway houses. We are affiliated with all types of aftercare programs, from dual diagnosis to adolescent care. Check out our website to see additional information on treatments we represent. Iwanttogetsober.com has it all! If you or a loved one is addicted to any type of prescription medications, drugs and/or alcohol, call us immediately. Our trained specialists will go over a couple of simple questions to ensure we match you with the appropriate clinic/facility. We only work on a first name basis and all calls are 100% confidential. No matter what your financial situation is, Iwanttogetsober.com will find you treatment. All you need is the will and the want to get sober and we will make sure you get the best help available. Let Iwanttogetsober.com help you find the path to recovery. ÂŤ

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Rockers In Recovery: The Power of

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he Rockers In Recovery Music Festival, as part of the Rockers In Recovery Live Concert Series and in partnership with American Addiction Centers, was held November 2-4 at C.B. Smith Park’s Concert Green in Pembroke Pines, Florida. Music legends, their fans and the recovery community alike came together during this annual event to discuss, share in and celebrate recovery awareness and, of course, to rock. The Rockers In Recovery Music Festival was a three-day concert, campout and "Clean and Sober Woodstock" for anyone in recovery or anyone who supports the recovery community. Music and entertainment thrived during the drug, alcohol and gambling-free festival. 20 incredible acts spanned 72 hours, including performances by David Uosikkinen of The Hooters, Randi Fishenfeld of Bruce Springsteen and BB King, and the Rockers In Recovery All-Star Band themselves,

which included Mark Stein (Vanilla Fudge), Liberty Devitto (Billy Joel), Kasim Sulton (Todd Rundgren and Blue Oyster Cult), Christine Ohlman (Saturday Night Live Band) and Richie Supa (Aerosmith and Richie Sambora). The line-up was impressive and the audience definitely rocked out, but there was also a palpable sense of fellowship and respect among all attendees. John Hollis, founder of Rockers In Recovery says, “I’m eternally grateful to American Addiction Centers. Without their support, we would not be able to carry our message. For people to be able to have fun and excitement and realize that their lives are not over, but just beginning, is really what we’re all about.” Also included at the event: a 24-hour marathon-meeting tent for fellowships and special interest meetings, a 'Meet and Greet' featuring RIR band members at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel, a children’s tent with activities, plenty of food and recovery merchandise. In their down time, concertgoers enjoyed lakeside tent and RV

2012 RIR Music Fest: RIR All-star Band - Mark Stein (Vanilla Fudge), Liberty Devitto (Billy Joel) , Christine Ohlman (Saturday Night Live Band), Kasim Sulton (Todd Rundgren and Blue Oyster Cult), Richie Supa (Aerosmith and Richie Sambora), special guests David Uosikkinen (The Hooters), Randi Fishenfeld (Bruce Springsteen and BB King) and Tony Fellows. 20

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camping, water skiing, fishing, tennis, golf and swimming. Executive VP of American Addiction Centers, Jim Bevell, is very excited about its recent partnership with Rockers In Recovery. He said, “We’ve always felt this is a great thing to be involved with, because we want people to know they can still enjoy their lives once they’re in recovery. This is a really festive event. People were out there having a lot of fun - clean and sober - it does RIR Music Fest - WOW! Having Fun In Recovery!

my heart good.” These inspirational music legends continue to share their own recovery stories and prove that with treatment and education, recovery is possible – even for a Rock ‘N’ Roll wild-child.

at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel for the RIR Music Fest Meet and Greet.

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Calendar 2013 january  California January 11th-13th Yoga & 12 Step Spirituality Retreat 5300 Crest RD., Rancho Palos Verdes, Ca MARY AND JOSEPH RETREAT CENTER Experience the journey from self destructive addictions to self-realization practices. Yoga means union of the individual through integrative practices: holistic healing of body, emotions, mind and spirit. This retreat will weave together the ancient wisdom of yoga & ayuraveda with the contemporary wisdom of 12 Step Spirituality. Registration $265 for commuters, $425 single accommodation, $365 double accommodation. For reservations contact Mary Feuer 323.327.7347 or e-mail crackedvesselcraft@gmail.com. new york January 25th @ 8PM-12AM Rockers In Recovery All-Star Band - "Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert" 44 East 32nd Street, New York, NY 10010 The Cutting Room Sponsored by American Addiction Centers Featuring: The Rockers In Recovery All-Star Band and Special Guests RIR All Star Band – Richie Supa (Aerosmith and Richie Sambora), Ricky Byrd (Joan Jett and the Blackhearts), Kasim Sulton (Todd Rundgren and Blue Oyster Cult), Mark Stein (Vanilla Fudge), Liberty Devitto (Billy Joel), Christine Ohlman (Saturday Night Live Band). Tickets Go On Sale December 5th, 2012. $50.00 General Admission. $150.00 VIP Meet and Greet. (212) 691-1900. 100% of Ticket and RIR Merchandise Sales Donated To Victims of Sandy.

February  Connecticut February 15th @ 8PM-11PM Rockers In Recovery All-Star Band - "The Dry Dock" Fund-raiser 70 Pond Hill Road Wallingford, CT 06492 Wallingford High School Auditorium Sponsored by American Addiction Centers Featuring: The Rockers In Recovery All Star Band and Special Guests RIR All-Star Band – Richie Supa (Aerosmith and Richie Sambora), Ricky Byrd (Joan Jett and the Blackhearts), Kasim Sulton (Todd Rundgren and Blue Oyster Cult), Mark Stein (Vanilla Fudge), Liberty Devitto (Billy Joel), Christine Ohlman (Saturday Night Live Band). Tickets Go On Sale Now. Call (203) 626-5560. $20.00 General Admission. $50.00 VIP Rockers In Recovery All-Star Band Meet and Greet. 100% of Ticket Sales Donated to The Dry Dock. The Dry Dock Club, located at 68-1/2 Quinnipiac Ave. Wallingford, CT 09492, is a non-profit organization providing a safe and sober environment to the community as a whole, with particular emphasis on the recovery community.

march  florida March 2nd @ 5PM-7PM Rockers In Recovery All-Star Band - Community Addiction Awareness Concert 201 West Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, Florida 33444 22nd Delray Beach International Tennis Championships Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis CenteR Featuring: The Rockers In Recovery All Star Band and Special Guests RIR All-Star Band – Richie Supa (Aerosmith and Richie Sambora), Ricky Byrd (Joan Jett and the Blackhearts), Kasim Sulton (Todd Rundgren and Blue Oyster Cult), Mark Stein (Vanilla Fudge), Liberty Devitto (Billy Joel), Christine Ohlman (Saturday Night Live Band). Call the box office for ticket info, (561) 330-6000. florida March 23rd @ 9PM-11PM Rockers In Recovery All-Star Band - Revolution Live 100 SW 3rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312 Revolution Live Featuring: The Rockers In Recovery All-Star Band and Special Guests RIR All-Star Band – Richie Supa (Aerosmith and Richie Sambora), Ricky Byrd (Joan Jett and the Blackhearts), Kasim Sulton (Todd Rundgren and Blue Oyster Cult), Mark Stein (Vanilla Fudge), Liberty Devitto (Billy Joel), Christine Ohlman (Saturday Night Live Band). One more band to be announced. Tickets on sale Janurary 1, 2013. Call (954) 826-4920 for more information. Doors open at 8pm EST.

may  florida May 25th Memorial Day Concert and Picnic 401 S. Powerline Rd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33442 Quiet Waters Park Featuring: The Rockers In Recovery All-Star Band and Special Guests RIR All-Star Band – Richie Supa (Aerosmith and Richie Sambora), Ricky Byrd (Joan Jett and the Blackhearts), Kasim Sulton (Todd Rundgren and Blue Oyster Cult), Mark Stein (Vanilla Fudge), Liberty Devitto (Billy Joel), Christine Ohlman (Saturday Night Live Band). Four more bands to be announced. Tickets on sale January 1, 2013. Call (954) 826-4920 for more information.

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Directory American Addiction Centers American Addiction Centers is unlike any other approach to addiction recovery. Through our relationships with the nation’s premier treatment facilities and addiction professionals across the country, we make the arrangements and handle the details so our clients can focus on one thing – their recovery. www.americanaddictioncenters.com Miami Subs Grill We are excited to be celebrating 20 years of success. Originators of the fast casual restaurant concept in 1988, today we are still Florida’s Largest Regional Grill Chain featuring the World’s Best Philly Cheese Steak Sandwiches (The Official Philly Cheese Steak of the Florida Panthers), the freshest salads, wings, burgers, gyros and many more delicious meals and scrumptious desserts sure to please both palate and wallet. www.facebook.com/miamisubsgrill/info Bechert & Associates South Florida Attorney Charles H. Bechert of Bechert & Associates which is a dedicated full-service law firm that thrives on providing superior legal representation for individuals and businesses alike. www.southfloridaattorney.com 1st Step Sober House Our staff is experienced and dedicated to changing the lives of 1000’s of people with addictions. Our years of experience in recovery gives a structure that no other sober house can offer. Come by our office and meet with our staff about helping you, a friend or a family member get the recovery they need. www.1ststepsoberhouse.net Sumber Inc. Sumber Construction Sumber Inc. Sumber Construction is dedicated to managing all of your home improvement and property remodeling needs. We offer general repair work, electrical, drywall repair, water damage restoration, plumbing, carpentry, painting, masonry and many more. www.sumberconstruction.com Sound Pillow Many folks in early addiction recovery suffer from stress, anxiety, and fear causing long, sleepless nights. Sound Pillow helps sufferers through these periods of unease and restlessness to reach a state of relaxation and achieve the rejuvenating effects of a good night’s sleep. www.soundpillow.com/addictionrecovery Alcoholics Anonymous Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions. AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety. www.alcoholicsanonymous.com

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directory All Florida Bail Bonds Inc. We at All Florida Bail Bonds Inc. understand addiction and the help that is needed for the addicted person to get treatment and to have a true shot of doing something different with their lives. A bondsmen is often the first person to help with such action. All Florida Bail Bonds Inc. Bail Bonds, private investigations, notary-on site and mobile, security-high and low threat, and fugitive recovery. www.afbb.us Destination Hope Destination Hope’s singular focus is to provide the highest caliber addiction treatment available for substance abuse and dual diagnosis in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. www.destinationhope.net Holistic Healing Center The Holistic Healing Center offers services that promote total body wellness. Our services are performed in a friendly, caring and professional manner in order to bring about optimal health and healing. For body detoxification, we offer Colon Hydrotherapy and the Ion Cleanse, Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Hair Analysis and Heavy Metal Detox programs as well as individualized all-inclusinve BioNutritional programs that address Heavy Metal Toxicity as well as nutrient imbalances. www.holistichealing.com Holistic Lifestyles Radio Network Holistic Lifestyles Radio Network and Rockers In Recovery Network has been live on the air in South Florida 24 hours a day 7 days per week since January 2008. The networks are dedicated to producing many interviews, informational blogs, live video and audio broadcasts in the music industry, concerts production, festivals, events, sporting events, sport and celebrity interviews with many lively topics. www.holisticlifestylesradio.com Holistic Treatment Center for Drugs and Alcohol G & G Holistic Addiction Treatment Program is located in North Miami Beach, Florida. Surrounded by the warmth of the sun and lush tropical breezes clients come to escape from the clutches of the disease of addiction. www.holisticdrugrehab.com

The information in this section is meant to give you an understanding of what happens in our meetings. The words we use and the way we act might be unfamiliar to you at first, but hopefully this information can help you get the most out of your first NA meeting. If you show up early, leave late, and ask lots of questions before and after the meeting, you’ll probably get the most out of every meeting you attend. www.na.org Noah’s Ark Sanctuary Non-Profit Animal Rescue Pet Boutique and Cat Adoptions Parent Partners: Making an Impact. Kim Manlove and Ginger Katz, Parent Partners of The Partnership for a Drug-Free America, share their personal stories of loss: Manlove’s son David was 18 years old when he died in an inhalant-related accident; Katz’s 21-year-old son, Ian, died of a heroin overdose. Rockers In Recovery Network Come join our Social Network Website that is geared towards the support of Rockers who are in Recovery or support Recovery and music lovers who are in Recovery. Rockers In Recovery Social Network, an online place for Rockers In Recovery radio show which is dedicated to music, news, interviews, events, and festivals taking place in the rock and roll industry in the world of fans, bands,listeners or musicians who are in 12 Step recovery or support 12 Step recovery. Rockers In Recovery, having our own social network website gives us the ability of streaming our Rockers In Recovery radio show 24/7. We also can stream video and audio of all of our live concert productions and live events right to the Rockers In Sober Nation. www.rockersinrecovery.com Visions I Design Visions I Design Network has been live on the air in south Florida 24 hours a day 7 days per week since January 2008. The networks are dedicated to producing many interviews, informational blogs and live video and audio broadcasts in the music industry, concerts production, festivals events, sporting events, sport and celebrity interviews with many lively topics. www.visionsidesign.com

In The Rooms In The Rooms Addiction Social Network's purpose is to help people with drug addiction, alcoholism, prescription drug addiction, pain killer addiction and more. www.intherooms.com Jacko’s Complete Automotive Handling necessary automotive repair today means a better-performing vehicle down the road. 1141 W. McNab Road, Pompano Beach, FL, 954-330-7672. Kayos Productions Kayos Productions is a full-service music company offering a wide spectrum of services imperative to success in today’s music business. Based in downtown New York City, Kayos Productions is a boutique agency spearheaded by seasoned music industry executive Carol Kaye. Kayos is a hub for services including public relations, marketing and consulting.Having implemented effective PR campaigns for such iconic artists as KISS, Aerosmith, Ted Nugent, Paul McCartney, Queen, AC/DC, Alice Cooper, The Eagles, The Ramones, Blondie and many others. www.kayosproductions.com Narcotics Anonymous If you’re planning to go to a Narcotics Anonymous meeting for the first time, it might be nice to know what to expect.

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