Shannon DeMille

Why It’s So Easy for People with Alcoholism to Live in Denial

By Shannon DeMille | Apr 10, 2019


This is part of CleanSlate’s special “Spotlight on Alcoholism” discussion during Alcohol Awareness Month. April is Alcohol Awareness Month, a time when we should acknowledge the third leading cause of preventable deaths in the U.S. (after tobacco and poor diet/ sedentary lifestyle.) The national focus may be on the opioid epidemic, but the epidemic of alcoholism is far […]

They Were Losing the Battle Against the Opioid Epidemic. Then Plymouth County, Massachusetts Revolutionized the Playbook.

By Shannon DeMille | Apr 30, 2019


Plymouth County, Massachusetts had a problem. A big one, no different than most other areas of the country, but getting worse by the day. The problem wasn’t just that the opioid epidemic was devastating the community. It was that the community wasn’t collaborating on how to address this complex health crisis. Thus began Plymouth County […]