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!
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.
They soon realize they need to learn how to stay sober, while also repairing relationships, restoring health, and picking up the pieces of a career.
It seems to me that it’s entirely possible for one person to be lying, ambivalent, and in denial at the same time.
A criminal defense attorney complained to me that his clients didn’t begin to take things seriously until the second or even third offense.