A day doesn’t go by anymore without hearing about the epidemic of alcohol and drug use. It has become the routine of the news. Drug busts, friend’s overdose, a mother’s tears from her son being shot are the sad stories that dilute the real tragedy: the inability to get off a spinning and spiraling cycle. There are those who are on the merry go round of addictions, those who love them and can’t pull them off, and those who want to jump off. So, how do we jump off from the spinning effects? Check out some ways to silence the chatter of the addicted mind.