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The Blunt Truth About Surrendering From Addiction

The truth about surrender from addiction or alcoholism is this: A struggling addict or alcoholic has either surrendered completely, or they have not. ...

What it Means to be Happy in Addiction Recovery

When I was stuck in my drug and alcohol addiction, being "happy" meant that I was fully medicated at the time and I had...

Designing the Perfect Addiction Treatment Plan for You

Here is something that might shock you about addiction and recovery: You do not actually get to design your own treatment plan. Not...

Learn to Know Yourself in Long Term Sobriety

What does it really mean to "know yourself" in long term sobriety? What does it help your recovery and your sobriety to be...

Helpful Suggestions for Early Recovering Addicts

By far the most helpful suggestion that can made to the struggling alcoholic or addict in early recovery is that they must surrender fully...

Drug Addiction Treatment Works, Even in Prison

If you see or hear the actual success rates of most addiction treatment programs, the numbers can be a bit overwhelming and discouraging. ...

Studies are Starting to Prove MAT Effective for Addiction Treatment

MAT stands for medication assisted therapy and it is one of the hot topics surrounding addiction treatment lately. To be more specific, as...

Shaping Your Future Self in Addiction Treatment

How do you actually shape your future self in drug addiction or alcoholism treatment and recovery? How do you become the person that...

How to Stop Sabotaging Yourself in Addiction Treatment

The only way to stop sabotaging yourself in alcoholism or addiction treatment is to "turn it over" as they talk about doing in AA...

The Cure for Resentment and Anger in Sobriety

In order to get past resentment and anger in your addiction recovery, you are going to have to put in some serious work. ...