Michael Ashby

Content Writer, Editor, Published Author

Location icon United States

I am an experienced communications and content strategist with a colorful background in literature, writing, editing, publishing, content management and creation. My experience with writing and editing is in both digital, and traditional media, as well as in a variety of different genres and audiences. My fiery passion and admiration for stories has lead me through years of consistent work alongside artists, designers, and performers, giving me unique insight into the art of engagement, branding, and design. To bring a brand to life, to fully form a corporate identity, requires vision, expertise, and most importantly a targeted, engaged, and informed audience.

In addition to these skills, I have expertise in team management, education, and relationship-based collaboration. My love for artistic expression, be it in an art, education, or sales driven, is unrivaled and it has graced me with a gift for coordination, collaboration, editing, publishing, branding, and team-based management.

Portfolio

Addiction Blogs - South Beach Detox, Better Addiction Care, White Sands Tampa etc.

South Beach Detox
10/29/2018
5 Signs Of An Addictive Personality | South Beach Detox

At times, it can feel almost impossible to determine the difference between a hobby and an addiction, especially with the seemingly meteoric rise of gaming addiction in today's culture. When you cut right through the nuance and seemingly complicated definitions, an addiction is an out of control-habit and does not require a substance or act to be addictive on its own.

South Beach Detox
12/31/2018
5 Reasons Not to Detox from Heroin on Your Own | South Beach Detox

Quitting heroin can be an extremely stressful and emotionally draining process. Because of this, many recovering addicts will try to make the process more comfortable anyway that they can. It's unfortunately all too common for heroin addicts to attempt to detox from heroin at home, rather than at a treatment center, in an effort to make the process less stressful.

South Beach Detox
11/30/2018
Cocaine Withdrawal Symptoms and Recovery | South Beach Detox

While the withdrawal symptoms associated with cocaine abuse may not be as serious as other hard drugs, recovery does come with its own set of challenges. Symptoms of withdrawal from substances like alcohol and benzodiazepines can have serious physical symptoms, while cocaine withdrawal comes with a variety of psychological symptoms that can make detox uncomfortable for recovering addicts.

BetterAddictionCare
07/25/2018
Understanding Benzo Addiction and Treatment | Better Addiction Care

In the midst of the opioid problem in America, 30 percent of the opioid overdoses also have another culprit involved - benzodiazepines. Benzos have been around for more than 50 years and have proven to be highly effective at treating addiction withdrawal symptoms as well as added to various medications to improve their effectives, but they also have a downside: they can be abused.

BetterAddictionCare
11/21/2016
Gender Specific vs Coed Rehabs | Coed or Single Gender Rehab Centers

Rehab treatment centers can be gender specific, meaning the residents are all females or all males, or co-ed, where males and females undergo treatment together. There are benefits and drawbacks to each type of rehab, and the decision to enter a gender specific or co-ed rehab center is a matter of personal choice.

BetterAddictionCare
07/24/2018
7 Things to Know About Dual Diagnosis Addiction Treatment

The term "dual diagnosis" is common among addiction treatment. It refers to the co-occurrence of a mental health disorder along with addiction, which is also a mental health disorder. The links between addiction and mental illness are many as they often make each other worse.

WhiteSandsTreatment
08/07/2017
Oxycodone Withdrawal | WhiteSands Treatment (877)-855-3470

Oxycodone is an opioid used in prescription formulations such as OxyContin and Percocet. Both these drugs contain oxycodone in a highly concentrated form. Oxycodone makes them powerful as painkillers, as well as recreational drugs. Often, users find themselves attached to oxycodone simply after having taken a regular prescription.

WhiteSandsTreatment
03/21/2014
How to Stop Being an Enabler

Drug and alcohol addiction affects the addict and everyone around them. This dynamic plays a key role in either enabling the drug or alcohol addiction, or encouraging recovery. That is why it is important to understand the fine line between encouraging your loved one to get help or becoming codependent and helping to maintain the addict's destructive behavior.

Sun State Hemp - CBD Products

Sun State Hemp Blog
10/23/2018
CBD: Understanding the Basics of Hemp Oil - Sun State Hemp Blog

Laws about marijuana are changing faster than most of us can keep up with, and there's a lot more information out there than there used to be. Maybe you've heard of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. Maybe you've seen hemp festivals in states where marijuana is illegal and found it confusing.

Holy Leaf CBD
12/20/2018
Why Should I Take CBD?

A referenced article, created for education and SEO purposes

Sun State Hemp Blog
09/20/2018
What Does Taking CBD Help With? - Sun State Hemp Blog

Cannabidiol oil, or CBD, is a compound found in hemp plants and is a cousin of marijuana. It contains no THC and so has no mind-altering properties, but it still has noticeable effects on the human body. Many people have begun to sing the praises of CBD as a natural remedy for many common issues.

Atmos Nation LLC - Portable Vaporizers and Small Electronics

Atmos Blog
04/05/2016
Temperature Control Vaping and You | Atmos Blog

If you aren’t familiar with box mods and vaporizers, the idea of a temperature control device may be met with thoughts like: “Why would I need something like that,” “What’s the benefit of that sort of device,” and “That sounds overly complicated for a beginner like myself.” However, there are a lot of benefits that you may not know about, and operating a temperature control box mod, is a lot easier than you may think!

Atmos Blog
01/25/2016
Vaping Tutorials: Building Your First Coil | Atmos Blog

It's no secret that some people can get very serious about vaping. Whether your vaping for personal reasons, or because you're a hobbyist, at some point you will come across someone who's building their own coils. But how do you even start doing something like that? Fear not! Atmos has your back.

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