Addiction recovery: How can I express my gratitude?
Five ideas on how to express gratitude in addiction recovery. Plus, why gratitude is so important.
Steps to overcoming an addiction
Overcoming an addiction requires that you deal with life. Five (5) steps to overcoming an addiction by dealing with the psycho-emotional problems that compel addictive behaviors here.
Hit bottom: alcohol, drug addiction and advice
What does it take to hit bottom? When you hit bottom, what can you do next? Guest writer Julie Stirn explores here.
Pros of halfway houses
Living in a halfway house provides you with an immediate community of recovery support. More pros for halfway house living here.
How to help an alcoholic or drug addict get help
To help and alcoholic or drug addict get help, prepare yourself first and then confront the addict. 1. Be sure addiction is present. 2. Educate yourself about addiction. 3. Build a network of support. 4. Avoid codependency.
How to identify addiction
You can identify an addiction using common sense as well as physical, behavioral and psychological warning signs. More here on identifying addiction.
Home treatment for addiction
Can you treat alcoholism, drug addiction or behavioral addictions from home? Yes. How to access a free self-help program from home here.
Halfway & 3/4 recovery houses – 5 things any sober living facility MUST have
Halfway houses can help get you clean and sober – or they can trigger a relapse. Learn the five (5) things that any half way house or 3/4 recovery house should have in place to support addiction recovery.
Overcome addiction – 3 things you MUST have
What 3 things to you need to have to overcome any addiction? Willingness. Honesty. Courage. Get prepared here.
Can counseling alone for addiction treatment cure addicts?
Can we classify addiction as an illness of the mind? Has modern psychology developed a way to use counseling to cure addiction? Do medication, electroshock, psychotherapy, and other addiction treatments work on their own to cure addiction? Your feedback is needed on this topic.