MusiCares: The Reality of Addiction & Recovery


 

MusiCares: The Reality of Addiction & Recovery – www.musicares.org John Hardy talk to MusiCares about his struggle with addiction and road to recovery with the help of MusiCares. Brett and Lavinia Hudson talk about battling cancer and medical bills and getting help. Addiction affects more than 22 million Americans. Only 4 million receive the treatment they need. 1 in 4 Americans has a family member who is struggling with addiction. Approximately 60% of individuals in recovery relapse within the first six years. Since 2000, insurance costs have risen 69% while wages have increased just 12%. 50 million Americans had no health insurance in 2010; 1 in 7 were children. 25 million additional Americans remain under-insured. Since 1991, MusiCares has provided more than million in assistance to music people in need. More than million was distributed in the past five years alone, all thanks to the generous contributions of people like you.

 

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2 Responses to MusiCares: The Reality of Addiction & Recovery

  • GodsAndGeneralsBand says:

    this is? powerful thank you for your honesty

  • MusiCaresFoundation says:

    Thanks for caring and supporting our program darylfan! If you like MusiCares check our Music blogger of the year contest. Find information on the contest, how to enter, and what MusiCares® does to help can be found on the blog! Just Google Be A Part Of The Heart! (they won’t let us link! ) Also celebrating the career and humanitarian spirit? of major music legend, Paul McCartney, our Person of the Year! Check it out!

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