Recovery is not a sprint! In order to succeed we must learn to pace ourselves and prepare for what lies ahead. Tips here on how to apply self-restraint, trust, and a willingness to hang in there for the long haul.
A bit of experience, strength, and hope when it comes to people NOT accepting amends. More on the 9th step in the 12 step program here.
Is medication assisted treatment substituting one addiction for another? Do they get in the way of true recovery? A myth-busting guest piece from Mark O’Brien of the Legal Action Center here.
Are you considering inpatient or outpatient rehab? The following Q&A with David Lisonbee addresses some of the questions you may have.
Are you seriously stuck in addiction and see no way out? Take hope! In this book, Michael Cartwright gives you real life situations to provide you with hope for any and every kind of addiction. More here.
Addiction is stressful for the whole family. So, what can you do once a loved one starts the process of recovery? Three (3) things to remember as you deal with addiction in your family.
Intensive Outpatient Treatment (IOP) for addiction lasts for several weeks and requires a commitment of about 10 hours per week. More on how IOP works and its efficacy here.
An opinion piece weighing in on the debate of substance abuse as choice, and the role of Contingency Management in the treatment of addiction.
No, there is no quick fix for addiction. We explain why here.
Why push for medication assisted therapies in the treatment of heroin or opioid addiction? An in-depth Q&A here with Paul Samuels, the Director and President of the Legal Action Center on why and how people SHOULD be able to access medications for addiction treatment.