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Introverts and Early Recovery

Introverts and Early Recovery

As our society is moving more towards making attempts to understand and include historically marginalized groups, ...
Stunted by Stubbornness

Stunted by Stubbornness

For many addicts, the fact that our emotional development was paralyzed when we began using drugs and alcohol ...
Navigating the Quarter-life Crisis

Navigating the Quarter-life Crisis

As most of us know, or at least have heard, people tend to experience a crisis of life around middle age which ...
Accountability and Community in Early Recovery

Accountability and Community in Early Recovery

Establishing a social support system in early recovery is one of the most important cornerstones in any recovery ...
Facing Legal Barriers in Early Recovery

Facing Legal Barriers in Early Recovery

One of the most difficult barriers we are forced to face in early sobriety is that which is the wreckage of our ...
Unpacking 12-step Value: Harvesting a Foundation for Transformation Part II

Unpacking 12-step Value: Harvesting a Foundation for Transformation Part II

As we can see, laid out within 2 of the first 3 steps seems to require not only the acknowledgement of a Higher ...
Unpacking 12-step Value: Harvesting a Foundation for Transformation Part I

Unpacking 12-step Value: Harvesting a Foundation for Transformation Part I

As any addict who has navigated the psychological and emotional exploration within the 12-step approach to ...
Relapse Prevention: A Practical Approach

Relapse Prevention: A Practical Approach

One of the first things that we “learn” when we either enter treatment, or become active in local 12-step groups, ...
Standardized Treatment: The Inside Scoop

Standardized Treatment: The Inside Scoop

The following will be a break-down of the steps within a standardized treatment program so that we may better ...
Freedom: Fostering Autonomy and Independence

Freedom: Fostering Autonomy and Independence

One of the best predictors of any individual’s success is the strength of their belief that they have the ...
Intervention: When, How, and Why

Intervention: When, How, and Why

Addiction is often referred to as a “family disease” and this isn’t due to its genetic components or the fact that ...
Avoiding The Insanity of Standardized Treatment

Avoiding The Insanity of Standardized Treatment

Albert Einstein famously defined insanity as, “engaging in the same action over and over again while expecting a ...
Introverts and Early Recovery

Introverts and Early Recovery

As our society is moving more towards making attempts to understand and include historically marginalized groups, ...
Stunted by Stubbornness

Stunted by Stubbornness

For many addicts, the fact that our emotional development was paralyzed when we began using drugs and alcohol ...
Navigating the Quarter-life Crisis

Navigating the Quarter-life Crisis

As most of us know, or at least have heard, people tend to experience a crisis of life around middle age which ...
Accountability and Community in Early Recovery

Accountability and Community in Early Recovery

Establishing a social support system in early recovery is one of the most important cornerstones in any recovery ...
Facing Legal Barriers in Early Recovery

Facing Legal Barriers in Early Recovery

One of the most difficult barriers we are forced to face in early sobriety is that which is the wreckage of our ...
Unpacking 12-step Value: Harvesting a Foundation for Transformation Part II

Unpacking 12-step Value: Harvesting a Foundation for Transformation Part II

As we can see, laid out within 2 of the first 3 steps seems to require not only the acknowledgement of a Higher ...
Unpacking 12-step Value: Harvesting a Foundation for Transformation Part I

Unpacking 12-step Value: Harvesting a Foundation for Transformation Part I

As any addict who has navigated the psychological and emotional exploration within the 12-step approach to ...
Relapse Prevention: A Practical Approach

Relapse Prevention: A Practical Approach

One of the first things that we “learn” when we either enter treatment, or become active in local 12-step groups, ...
Standardized Treatment: The Inside Scoop

Standardized Treatment: The Inside Scoop

The following will be a break-down of the steps within a standardized treatment program so that we may better ...
Freedom: Fostering Autonomy and Independence

Freedom: Fostering Autonomy and Independence

One of the best predictors of any individual’s success is the strength of their belief that they have the ...
Intervention: When, How, and Why

Intervention: When, How, and Why

Addiction is often referred to as a “family disease” and this isn’t due to its genetic components or the fact that ...
Avoiding The Insanity of Standardized Treatment

Avoiding The Insanity of Standardized Treatment

Albert Einstein famously defined insanity as, “engaging in the same action over and over again while expecting a ...