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Explore Your True Nature in Addiction Recovery

I think it is fair to say that most people, when they first arrive in addiction recovery, do not really know who they are....

The Healing Power of Surrender in Addiction Recovery

One of the greatest paradoxes of addiction treatment is this: You must surrender to win. What does this really mean though? Anyone...

Probability of Success in Addiction Treatment

We've all heard the statistics regarding success rates when it comes to alcoholism and drug addiction recovery. The numbers, for the most part, are not...

Determining the Best Course of Alcoholism Treatment

The absolute best way to determine the course of alcoholism treatment--especially early in the recovery process--is to allow someone else to determine what is...

The Law of Surrender in Addiction Treatment

What exactly is the law of surrender, and how does it relate to addiction or alcoholism recovery? The law of surrender (this is nothing...

The Skills in Sobriety that Matter Most

In order to succeed in addiction treatment and excel in long term sobriety, the typical alcoholic or drug addict is going to need a...

How to Create a Daily Practice that Works for Sobriety

It should come as no surprise that anyone who is suffering from drug or alcohol addiction is basically stuck due to their bad habits....

Should Emergency Rooms Follow this Model for Treating Addiction?

There are a few hospitals out there today, including one in New York, that is attempting to divert potential opiate addicts into treatment--right when...

Have We Discovered a Breakthrough Opiate Alternative that Actually Works?

Medical News Today says that "Scientists have tested a non-addictive painkiller in primates and found it to be safe and effective." A team of researchers...

Why You Were Meant to Be Clean and Sober

You were not meant to be a drunk or a drug addict. You were meant to get clean and sober, to conquer your...