What To Do If You Relapse

What To Do If You Relapse If you do relapse, it can be a very emotional and painful time for you. You may feel ashamed, or embarrassed, or even angry. You may feel like giving up completely and [...]

Fitting in at 12-Step Meetings

Everyone wants to fit in at social events. This seems to be a fundamental challenge for human beings everywhere. We all are seeking a way to fit in with one another. 12-step meetings are [...]

Self-Help or Get Help? How to Know

When I was still in my drinking days, I tried everything there was to try besides getting clean and sober. I tried reading inspirational books, seeking therapy, implementing daily motivational [...]

Top 5 Ways to Get Clean and Sober

There are as many ways to get clean and sober as there are people. There are many schools of thought on how it is best achieved and each surely has its merits. There are even different [...]

6 Essentials for Recovery

Recovery from drug and alcohol addiction is a journey, not a destination. You may stop and start, you may stumble along the way, but if you pick yourself up and keep going, one day at a time, you [...]

Non 12-Step Rehab

While the 12 steps used in groups like Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous are some of the most widely accepted treatment tactics for addicts and alcoholics, there are other programs [...]

What is Aftercare?

Your recovery process does not end once you are done with inpatient treatment. Since addiction is a lifelong illness, you will need to have tools to deal with it for your lifetime. Addiction [...]

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