Fault and Blame

March 7, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

Rehab isn’t intended to effect a cure for someone’s addiction. We don’t have a cure for anybody’s addiction.

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Social Media and Recovery

January 21, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

In other words, they may also be engaged in professional treatment, attending live support groups, seeking medical or mental health care, or some combination of the above.

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Recovery Maintenance Tip: Avoid Casinos

January 7, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

Many arrive in addiction treatment with clear symptoms of pathological gambling that often go unrecognized.

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Recovery at Christmas

December 24, 2015 by Helen Graham

Having an escape plan or a back-up excuse should you need to leave a stressful situation quickly can also be very helpful.

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Working the Steps

December 10, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

I’m constantly focused on acknowledging things I can’t control. I turn it over to my HP just like I used to do with the desire to drink.

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Gratitude: From Platitude to Attitude

November 26, 2015 by Cecile

It’s a form of rehab for the brain recovering from sick, negative thinking.

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Working the Program

September 3, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

Maybe for some individuals, whose goal is simply to get off drugs and meet like-minded people, a 12 Step fellowship fits the bill better than, say, the local church or civic group.

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Practice versus Knowledge

August 31, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

Most people in stable recovery got there the hard way, through major alterations in the way they live.

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Solid at the Core

June 8, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

When you give in to panic, you find yourself with two problems rather than one: The thing that’s scaring you, and the fact that you’re panicky and can’t reason clearly.

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Not-So-Early Recovery

May 7, 2015 by Cecile

But no matter how difficult a challenge or how great a triumph it is for us to get from there to here, life’s still going to keep throwing more problems at us.

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