Looking for ways to stay clean and sober on the weekend? We review the most essential weekend relapse prevention tips here.
Taken from the book, “God of Our Understanding”, these Jewish sayings help bring light to the disease and condition of addiction. Little snippets of Jewish wisdom compiled by Rabbi Shais Taub.
New drug addiction treatment tools are being developed at a quick pace. But can technology help addicts stay clean? We review a new drug addiction treatment idea here…using your iPhone to help your recovery.
How do you generate and express gratitude? A quick HOW TO guide on developing and accessing expressions of gratitude. Please add to these expressions of gratitude by letting us know what you do to cultivate and express your attitude of gratitude.
Straight edge tattoos vary in style as much as the straight edge lifestyle does. Here’s a quick pick of classic straight edge tattoo designs (and some personal favorites).
In the 12 step rooms of programs like A.A., addiction recovery basics dictate that we break the cycle of denial and call ourselves alcoholics or addicts. But is it healthy to continue to identify and reinforce this type of self-definition after years of sobriety? We ask questions about the assumptions of addiction recovery basics here.
This book is thoughtful, intentional and really well written. Rabbi Shais Taub has collected insights, observations, and suggestions for addicts (of all kinds) looking for recovery…by getting into the nature of Jewish spirituality. If you want to explore a spiritual relationship with God from the tradition of Judaism, this book is for you.
The U.S. government’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) just updated their website. Yay. Although their core mission is to reduce the impact of drug and alcohol abuse and mental illness on our communities, their technological tools and marketing efforts are sadly behind the times. We explore here.
The writing of Darren Littlejohn is both informative and instructive in this handy-dandy intro to Buddhism via the 12 steps. If you’re looking for an alternative path, this book can take you through the 12 Steps Buddhist-style. Read on for more reasons why you should buy this book!
Social media connects people quickly and easily…and is the backbone of Jewish Recovery.org. Today’s recovering addict can access specialised “Recovery Rabbis” via Twitter, Facebook and blogs…and participate in dialogue. We talk to Rabbi Yisrael Pinson about the unique ways that Jewish addicts and alcoholics can reclaim their spiritual Judaism in the context of the 12 Steps. Learn more here.