‘Rewired’- A book you need to buy!
Recent census data estimates that nearly 35 million people in the United States are 65 years of older. Substance abuse among those 60 and older (including misuse of prescription drugs) currently affects about 17 percent of this population. By 2020, the number of older adults with substance abuse problems is expected to double.
WHEN PEOPLE AGE, THEIR SENSITIVITY TO ALCOHOL INCREASES AS THEIR TOLERANCE DECREASES.
Our guest this week is the author of ‘Rewired- A Bold New Approach to Addiction and Recovery’, Erica Spiegelman. An Addiction Specialist, Counselor and Speaker she has made an indelible mark in the field of addiction and recovery. She has founded a multi-media health and wellness platform and she is a welcome family member to our team.
Erica Spiegelman changes lives every day by working with individuals, couples, and families on personal growth and overall wellness. She provides a holistic approach to helping people overcome their struggles with addictions and dependency so that they can create healthy lives for themselves.
Erica’s website offers hope, and change and along with her book a new outlook and chance!
Please listen as we talk about-
- Understanding the pain
- Treating the issue
- Letting love in, (if you have courage)
- Healthy relationships
- Don’t wait until you hit bottom
- Addiction and being alone
- Your 5 people closest matter the most
Please listen to Tom Matt’s ‘Boomers Rock’ radio talk show, show 10 season 5 syndicated all over Michigan on the Michigan Talk Network, the Spartan Sports Network SSN/24-7 website (get the app Spartan Fans), ITunes and here on December 26th, 2015 below-