The 12 Steps & 12 Step Programs: Everything You Need to Know

the 12 steps and 12 step programs

The 12 Steps are a popular method for getting support in addiction recovery. These steps were initially created to help alcoholics find sobriety.  These concepts are now used to rehabilitate many types of addiction, including substance abuse  disorders However, be aware that the “steps” are only a small part of 12 step recovery programs. The […]

Next Step Stories: Recovery After Relapse

next step stories

When people talk about recovery from addiction, they often focus on the worst-case scenario: relapse.  As a person in recovery who has experienced relapse, I have come to believe (1) relapse is not mandatory, (2) if it does happen, it can teach us something, and (3) there are things we can do to move forward […]

What’s Your Next Step?

next step journey

We are in the middle of a national health epidemic, one that takes another life every 19 minutes. men and women are dying at alarming, never before seen rates from drug overdoses. In fact, the death rate from overdoses has now surpassed homicides. Many of these deaths are caused by fentanyl, a derivative of morphine […]

Searching for Signs of Recovery: How Early Recovery Is Like Springtime

searching for signs of recovery

The calendar promised it was the first day of Spring. But looking outside my window and walking around town recently, you couldn’t prove it by me. Our mountains are still covered with scruffy, bare-limbed trees giving them the appearance of a 5-o’clock shadow minus the shadow as we’ve had little sunshine to cast them on […]

What’s Love Got To Do With It? A Look at Recovery & Relationships

the connection between relationships and recovery

Finding your passion and purpose in recovery… As Valentine’s Day rapidly approaches, Tina Turner’s song has been playing in the back of my mind. It’s been happening so often that I finally decided to take the question seriously. So, what does love have to do with recovery? My first impulse was to agree with Tina […]

New Year’s Family Resolutions for Recovery

new year's family resolutions for recovery

When someone we love embarks on a recovery journey, it represents a unique opportunity for everyone in the family. It opens the door for not just one recovery, but many. But where does this door lead? And what exactly does recovery mean? When many of us first enter recovery, we set our sights too low. […]

Finding Self Love in 12 Steps

finding self love in 12 steps

Love is a tough thing sometimes.  Loving another individual can be difficult, but loving one’s self is often a much more arduous task – especially for an addict.  As an addict, when I thought of self-love, I would imagine this elusive persona decorated with endless amounts of tranquility.  I thought it would be impossible to […]

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