Imagine that your son, daughter, brother, sister, mother or father has a disease, but you’re ashamed to talk about it.  A disease that will eventually kill them if they don’t get help, but you’re ashamed to talk about it.  A disease so powerful that it infects those around them causing anxiety, insomnia, nausea and pain.  That disease is addiction and it’s time we treated it like one.  It’s time we talked about it without shame, stigma and judgment. 


Lorraine McNeill-Popper grew up in Queens, New York. She attended Wagner College and received a degree in Theology.  Today she serves on the Wagner College Board of Trustees. Lorraine is an Executive Creative Director and a Professor of Advertising at Pratt Institute.  She has worked on some of the most prestigious advertising campaigns and brands.  From creating the first national urban teen targeted anti-drug campaign for The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) to creating an authentic recruitment campaign for The Marine Special Operations Command (MARSOC), Lorraine is passionate about using her skills to touch people and communities in positive ways. 

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The mission of my blog is to stop the shame surrounding addiction and stop worrying about…

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