What can you find in the Library?
We’d like the Library to be a one-stop shop for information and resources on addiction, treatment, and recovery. We’ll be building sections for different types of media, topic areas, and audiences, just like a real-world library.
You can view the complete feed of all RecoverySI articles, resources, videos and more here.
Check out our first “New Addition”–the Bookshelf!
There are folks who make the rounds, getting the same advice over and over, and never putting it into action.
It’s difficult to gab or text with your friends or play Candy Crush while you’re struggling to assume the yoga position.
Before trying to change behavior, we would be best served to listen to what their behavior is trying to teach us.
In fact, it’s often difficult to convince the trauma patient to seek treatment, in part because of fear of having to re-experience the event.
Rebuilding trust is no easy feat but if you have a friend or family member willing to let you crash on the couch, you will have to do just that temporarily.
Partners of addicted people may have difficulty leaving or setting boundaries because they do not wish to be rejected or hated by their partner.
I felt detached from life and the people around me. I felt like a failure, but I had no other choice but to get back on my feet and try again.
I suspect that the methodology for measuring success was far too narrow. Focused entirely on crime, they missed a host of other gains from participation in treatment.