Complacency in Recovery

Complacency in Recovery

At some point during their journey of recovery, every addict reaches a more comfortable place where they feel more confident about their ability to remain sober. After a while; however, recovery can feel like a routine, and boredom and complacency can set in.
What you need to realize most of all is that this is enemy number one. Complacency is the killer in recovery that you need to watch out for. Most […]

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Why 30-Day Alcohol & Drug Treatment Doesn’t Work

Why 30-Day Alcohol & Drug Treatment Doesn’t Work

Many clinical studies show that 30 day treatment for alcohol and drug addictions only offer a success rate of around 10% after one year. In fact, within 3 or 4 months the vast majority of those who attempt to gain sobriety have returned to using.
This pattern with opioid addiction and alcoholism is something the addiction field has observed for years.
Why 30 Day Treatment Doesn’t Work?
The idea of 30 day treatment […]

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Is Your Ego Keeping You Sick?

Is Your Ego Keeping You Sick?

The ego, just like addiction, is cunning, baffling and powerful (to borrow a phrase from AA). To say it is tricky to manage is a colossal understatement – if we’re not constantly vigilant and present with our thoughts, it will sneak right up behind us when we least expect it. Before we know it, we’re acting in ways that we know deep down are not for our best benefit, and […]

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Recovery Coach For Addiction Treatment

Recovery Coach For Addiction Treatment

A Recovery Coach is an upward trending role in a variety of fields. There are coaches available to help you with your:

weight loss goals
build or grow your business
guide you to better health and fitness
the most pretentious of all…a LIFE coach

For addicts in recovery, though, a professional, legitimate and sincere Recovery Coach can be literally a life and death difference. This is someone who guides and supports, sharing their experience of successful recovery from […]

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How Opiates Affects the Brain?

How Opiates Affects the Brain?

As an addict, using to stay high, to feel ‘normal’ or to avoid withdrawals (which is inevitably the end-game) is just part of the cycle of everyday life.  And as we all know, just that looming fear of withdrawals controls our thinking and behavior as much as anything.
When we start to feel, sick or know it is coming, we pick up the phone, call our source, we get what we […]

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