My Recovery Day News

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06 Jan: My Recovery Day Adds Erin Sipos to Its Leadership Team as its First Community Support Director

CLEVELAND, OHIO – 3RTEC, Inc. dba My Recovery Day, a NE Ohio based nonprofit providing help and hope to individuals in recovery, announced this week that Erin Sipos has joined the leadership team as its first Community Support Director. “Ms. Sipos is a welcomed addition to My Recovery Day’s leadership team.  Her role is to develop relationships with other businesses, healthcare and government organizations to help us support our recovery community,” said Bill Tymoszczuk, Executive Director.    Ms. Sipos joined My Recovery Day as its Community Support Director on January 1, 2021.  She has an extensive and accomplished managerial background in the hospitality industry holding leadership positions at Executive Caterers, Driftwood and Covelli Enterprises.   Ms. Sipos is also the Executive Director and founder for the MAC Foundation, a very successful foundation that supports the residents of Mayfield Area Communities that are going through difficult times with basic needs and even…

Donate those unwanted items and reduce the clutter

27 Apr: Support Individuals in Addiction Recovery by Donating Unwanted Items from Your Home and Business

Breaking News – Donors Now Get a 100% Tax Break for Donations The CARES Act lifts donation caps to 100% for individuals and joint filers, while corporations will see their cap lifted to 25% for 2020. These are truly substantial changes to the tax treatment of donations and they can be for the donation of goods, not just cash. For individuals, it could theoretically mean zero taxable income if someone gives big. My Recovery Day tracks your donation of goods/products and can get you the highest donation amount possible through our online sales platforms. Now is the time to clean out the storage closets and rooms or get rid of excess inventory to take advantage of this tax deduction. If you own a business, we are now taking donations of excess inventory, tools, medical equipment, vehicles and IT equipment.  Individual donations can be toys, collectibles, cameras, cell phones, tablets, computers,…

Taking Pain Medication in Recovery

20 Apr: My Thoughts and Experience with Pain Relief in Recovery

Recently, I had a serious medical condition requiring surgery.  It left me in the hospital for almost 2 months with pain I had never experienced before.  It also left me on opiates the whole time.  I never felt any real sense of euphoria or “buzz” but I did feel anxious about taking pain meds.  I still have pain and a healing journey ahead of me but the pain is manageable with Tylenol.  I remain grateful. Interestingly enough, I never felt a physical or real mental craving – Thank You God.  However, during these times, thoughts (Stinking Thinking) would float in my head like “Now you just blew years of sobriety.”  “Drinking is better using those pain pills.”  The thoughts seem to come out of nowhere.   Today, I can think them through and talk to others in recovery so they don’t stay in my head. What I did to avoid getting…

Individuals in recovery learn to use eBay to make money

03 Dec: JOBS Program Kicks Off eBay Training Classes with an Updated 2020 Schedule

The My Recovery Day JOBS (Just Online Being Sober) Program looks at the online world we live in as an opportunity to provide the knowledge and teach the skills necessary for recovering individuals to become Small Business Entrepreneurs (SBE). It is an exciting way to learn new skills because they are applied to make you immediate income.

Submitted our application to eBay for their Shine Awards contest

09 May: “eBay Shine Awards for Small Businesses”

My Recovery Day will be applying for the “eBay Shine Awards for Small Businesses.” This video illustrates part of what we do for our JOBS (Just Online Being Sober) Program.  It is a contest to show what impact eBay has on your business or nonprofit.  For our nonprofit, we use eBay as an ongoing way to support our mission and as a teaching platform to help individuals in recovery.  So, using eBay is huge for us. This video will be submitted along with the application text. It was good to go through the application process anyway just to put a framework around what we do as part of our JOBS Program using eBay to support others in recovery. Besides, if we don’t enter, we simply have no chance to win.


06 Oct: Ohio Sues 5 Drug Companies Over Opioid Crisis By Jackie Borchardt COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio is suing five drug companies for flooding the state with prescription painkillers that gave rise to the state’s opioid addiction and overdose crisis. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced the lawsuit during a Wednesday news conference. Ohio is the second state to sue drug manufacturers, following Mississippi. The lawsuit, filed in Ross County Common Pleas Court, seeks an injunction and damages from five major opioid manufacturers: Purdue Pharma. Endo Health Solutions. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and subsidiary Cephalon. Johnson & Johnson and subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals. Allergan, formerly known as Actavis. The lawsuit alleges the companies overstated benefits of prescription opioids and understated the risks. DeWine said the evidence will show the companies did so to boost profits and deceived physicians who prescribed the drugs. “This lawsuit is about justice, it’s about fairness. It’s about what is right,” DeWine said during a news conference. “It…