Healing Humanity Book Series
Healing Mind, Body, & Soul:
Recovering from the Trauma of Addiction
Unveil and share the Power of Transformation through your story in this inspirational and powerful compilation book that explores the impact of addiction on families and individuals. Your unique healing journey will serve as a guiding light, offering hope to those currently navigating through the darkness.
View the Authors Flyer Pdf for more information on contributing.
Together we can save lives
Acknowledging the gravity of all drug addictions is crucial, as they all carry profound implications for individuals and communities. However, in this critical moment, we cannot overlook the dire urgency of the opioid crisis—an epidemic that is relentlessly claiming lives and disproportionately affecting the next generation. As the devastating repercussions of opioid addiction continue to unfold, it is imperative that we focus our collective attention on this urgent and escalating crisis, working together to stem the tide and safeguard the future of our communities.
Did you know?
According to a report by the Wilson Center, the United States and Canada are the first and second largest per capita consumers of opioids in the world respectively.
In Canada, the opioid epidemic and housing crisis are colliding, as reported by Global News.
The opioid crisis has had a significant human toll in Canada with an estimated 30,843 apparent opioid toxicity deaths and 32,319 opioid-related poisoning hospitalizations reported between January 2016 and March 2022 in Canada.
In Canada, during the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic (April 2020 to March 2022), the number of apparent opioid toxicity deaths increased by 91% and the number of opioid-related poisoning hospitalizations increased by 24% compared to the two previous years (April 2018 to March 2020).
In Canada, a total of 20,758 EMS responses to suspected opioid-related overdoses occurred in 2023 from January – June, based on available data from nine provinces and territories.
In the United States, the epidemic has claimed the lives of over 60,000 Americans since IMF first made its way into the United States in 2013. The U.S. national average is 21.7 deaths per 100,000 population, with Wisconsin and Ohio being hit the hardest by the epidemic at rates of 57.8 and 46.3 per 100,000 population respectively.
The majority of victims are men between 25 and 39 years of age.
Understanding the Trauma and Creating Hope
Unlocking the power of healing begins with understanding the profound impact of trauma and, in turn, fostering hope through shared narratives of recovery. By courageously sharing stories of personal healing journeys, individuals can illuminate the path toward resilience and inspire hope in those facing similar challenges. These narratives serve as beacons of strength, providing solace, empathy, and a sense of community. Through the collective act of storytelling, we not only break the silence surrounding trauma but also cultivate a shared space where healing becomes a tangible, communal experience. Together, we can transform adversity into empowerment, fostering a culture of compassion, understanding, and, most importantly, unwavering hope.
How you can make a difference
Share Your Story: Become a vital part of our compilation by sharing your story of healing as an author. Our team of dedicated publishing professionals are here to guide and support you every step of the way on your writing journey. *Please note, although opioid addiction is featured in this book we are accepting stories about recovering from all substance addiction. As an author, you can tell your story as an addict, or as a family member that experienced the trauma of addiction.
Sponsor this Project: Consider sponsoring this impactful book project. Sponsorship packages are available for businesses seeking to make a difference in their communities and contribute to saving lives.
Become a Media Partner Sponsor: Becoming a media partner offers a unique opportunity to align your platform with our impactful mission. As a media partner, you'll receive exclusive access to content, interviews, and promotional materials related to the book and awareness campaign. Your support plays a crucial role in amplifying our message, reaching wider audiences, and fostering a community of healing.
Donate: If writing or sponsorship isn't feasible for you, you can still make a meaningful impact by donating to this project. Your contribution, no matter the size, plays a crucial role in bringing healing stories to light and making a positive difference in the lives of those affected by addiction. Join us in creating a source of inspiration and support for individuals on their journey to recovery.
The Book Launch & Awareness Campaign
Join us in Kelowna, BC, for a special book launch event – date and time to be announced. This gathering is more than a celebration; it's a beacon of hope for victims and those impacted by trauma. Additionally, we're extending the reach of our message with a thoughtful awareness campaign across Canada and the United States, aiming to inspire healing and resilience.
Our mission is to make this book easily accessible for anyone in need. We invite you to join us in achieving this goal! Together, let's ensure that the message of hope and healing reaches those who can benefit from it the most.
Join the Compilation
Please fill out the form with your request to join the compilation book. In the message section, let us know why you want to join this compilation and how our readers will benefit from your story.
*Due to limited availability, we can only consider a select number of applicants for participation in this compilation. We encourage interested individuals to submit their applications promptly to secure their opportunity to be part of this transformative project.
Sponsor this Book
Sponsoring this book provides a unique opportunity to make a tangible difference in communities affected by addiction. Your support not only helps bring vital resources to those in need but also promotes your business as a compassionate leader dedicated to social responsibility. Join us as a sponsor and be part of a meaningful movement towards healing and hope.
Email publisher Teena Clipston to request a Sponsorship Package.
Donate to this book project
Every contribution counts, no matter the size. By donating to this project, you're playing a crucial role in spreading awareness and supporting those impacted by addiction. As a token of our gratitude, all donors will be recognized on a special thank-you page in the book, immortalizing your generosity for years to come. Thank you for being part of this journey towards healing and hope.
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