There are many reasons people resist seeking help for addiction. One of the biggest reasons is that they don’t believe that they need it. Forms of self-manipulation, including rationalization and justification, convince them that they don’t really drink and/or use … Read More
Should Al-Anon Be Part of Your Recovery Plan?
Typically, joining a 12-step program like AA or NA is one of the first things people think of when they want to get sober. These programs are well known and widely available. Many people will need more intensive treatment, including … Read More
Fitting In With Family: Your Recovery Is Not A Burden
Addiction can inspire a devastating amount of damage to some of our most cherished relationships and our ability to have honest, trusting, reciprocal relationships. Our behaviors may drive loved family members away or prevent us from being fully honest with … Read More
Bringing Your Family Into Your Recovery
Recovery is exciting. You feel better. You look better. You’re living your life better. Everything feels better and you wish, more than anything, more people could feel this way. You have found a path to transformation which works for you. … Read More