Communicate Well When Your Family is in Crisis

Communicate Well When Your Family is in Crisis Communicate well with your loved ones when your family is in crisis. You will greatly improve the support you give others and opportunities to receive more support yourself. Families that have been through the traumatic ordeal of a loved one's addiction especially need one another, no matter [...]

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Improve Family Communication to Survive Addiction in the Family

Improve Family Communication to Survive Addiction in the Family Improve family communication to help your family survive and heal from a loved one's addiction. The crisis you have all shared may not be over, and you may not even see a day when it will be, but you can come together to help each other [...]

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What You Want – You can’t have it if You Don’t Work for It

What You Want – You can’t have it if You Don’t Work for It   Do you know what you want in your life? Do you ever think if you could just have a chance to have that life you really want to be living that you would never do anything to screw it up? [...]

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Self-Medication and Risks Involved

Self-Medication and Risks Involved Self-medication has a broader meaning than you may realize. Typically, in the field of substance abuse and addiction treatment, we have used the term self-medication to refer to a problematic use of substances to ease symptoms of mental, emotional distress or physical distress. For example, we may think of a person [...]

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Your Health in Recovery – Getting it Back isn’t always Easy, but it’s Always Worth it

Your Health in Recovery – Getting it Back isn’t always Easy, but it’s Always Worth it   Your health in recovery is likely to be a big thing for you. You might not have noticed how much you were hurting your body, but now, you’re struggling. You want to get healthy again and overcome your [...]

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Personal Growth and Development in Recovery

Personal Growth and Development in Recovery Personal growth and development in recovery will happen in all realms of your life. It is an exciting adventure and a continuing process with many surprises along the way. No one can accurately predict where you will find yourself as you leave substances behind and build a happier, healthier [...]

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Building Personal Power with Solitary Activity

Building Personal Power with Solitary Activity Building personal power in treatment and recovery has no formula or recipe. It is a multi-faceted process that occurs over a period of time. And, there are many factors that influence what you in particular need to increase your own sense of empowerment. We all face similar, but never [...]

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Cravings and Urges – Getting through the Desperation they Cause you to Feel

Cravings and Urges – Getting through the Desperation they Cause you to Feel   Cravings and urges are common when you’re overcoming an addiction. In fact, any addiction you have can cause you to experience powerful cravings when you choose to give it up. This is because addictions not only have to do with being [...]

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Caution vs. Fear – Understanding the Difference in your Recovery

Caution vs. Fear – Understanding the Difference in your Recovery   Do you understand the difference between caution and fear? Do you know which one you’re applying to your life and your recovery? Often, we think we are being cautious when we are actually afraid, and other times, we are accused of being afraid when [...]

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Your Personal Growth and Development Plan in Recovery

Your Personal Growth and Development Plan in Recovery Your personal growth and development plan in recovery is your own. Ideally, it is customized for you by yourself and your treatment and recovery supports. Also, ideally, it makes sense to you, is workable, sustainable and enjoyable. Your plan may not suit another person--even one with a [...]

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