The High Way – By PSY-23

Mental health is becoming an increasingly common topic of discussion and it is because of the shrinking stigma surrounding the issues which people face that many sufferers are now prepared to be more vocal. From high-profile celebrities to friends and acquaintances, the ability to recognize that mental health encompasses many different factors and takes many different forms is crucial in allowing us to have purposeful and in-depth conversations about how deeply an individual can be affected, but it is still a challenge for many of us to even admit that we are ‘not okay’.

Out of the darkness by PSY-23

For too many people the reality of an addiction can become a deeper and darker void than we feel able to escape from and, regardless of their best intentions, what begins as a search for peace can end up as a fight for survival. Recently, I was contacted by Rich who wanted to talk about his experiences with cannabis over the years. He had been an old-school smuggler with connections to Morocco (amongst other places) who seemed to have an endless array of anecdotes and tales of adventure which he thought might be of interest to our readers. After a couple of emails and phone calls, I set out to meet with him to find out more.