Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing

Addiction

Importance of Family Support in Recovery

by Brigette Dumas When someone struggles with an addiction to drugs or alcohol, the disease of addiction can affect everyone surrounding that person. During …

The Complicated Psychology Of “Hitting Rock Bottom”

The Complicated Psychology Of “Hitting Rock Bottom” By Megan Grant Life’s greatest moments wouldn’t exist without experiencing their …

Completely Quitting an Opiate Addiction

by William Weiss Opiate drugs are typically prescribed to people as a means of treating some form of acute pain. The natural effects that opiates have of …

Best Ways to Fight Temptation for Drug Addicts

by Ben Emerling Buried deep down in the subconscious of an addict is a voice saying “Go for it. It will be different this time.” My favorite analogy for …

Give Your Family the Greatest Gift This Year – Your Recovery

by Bill Weiss Drug and alcohol addicts are often given a specific stereotype. The truth of the matter is that an addict can be a successful business …

Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction Have Reached Epidemic Proportions

by Dr. Dina Macaluso Drug abuse and addiction tend to be associated with street drugs and club drugs, such as cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine. It’s …

Understanding Addiction: When It Isn’t Just a Choice

by Maurine Anderson The word “addiction” is surrounded by a myriad of myths and misconceptions, and research as to why and how addiction starts is …

Ways Addiction Recovery Can Foster a Successful Career

by Per Wickstrom Addiction recovery is an ongoing course of action.  No one just beats addiction at a rehab center and never has to work at their recovery …

Eastern Wisdom Western Soul – free bonus materials with purchase

Today is the day Eastern Wisdom Western Soul by Richard Singer is being released. This book simply and compassionately guides you to a life filled with …

Alcohol & Drug Temptations: How to Stay on Track During & After College

by Per Wickstrom College students are more than twice as likely to abuse drugs and alcohol compared to their peers who are not in college. Having struggled …

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