Recovery support groups provide tangible benefits, but are 12-step groups and A.A. the only way? No! There are many other paths to recovery! Learn more about alternatives to A.A. here.
A look at the main benefits in caring for a pet in addiction treatment and recovery.
Is it possible to help your boyfriend quit drugs? You cannot force anyone to change. Here are 7 things to keep in mind when the man you love is addicted to drugs and needs help.
On the surface it may look like you are feeling sorry for yourself. But, there turns out to be a deeper meaning when you give a more thorough look at the issue. Learn 4 steps to resolving the “Why Me?” mentality, here.
Many 12-step recovery programs imbed spirituality within its constructs, but how important is spirituality or religion in recovery? Insight into the trends and recent research here.
An exploration of some of the most effective alternatives to A.A. here, with a section at the end for your questions.
A look at the role of mentorship in addiction…and how you can both find a mentor and become one.
Staying sober after you get sober is a real task! How can you navigate the many challenges of living in early recovery? We reviewed “Addiction, Recovery, Change”, a how-to manual that may help you. More on why you might want to add this book to your library here.
A clear plan to help you support and encourage your husband’s sobriety.
What to do when you find that first needle, crack pipe, bag of cocaine or stash of pills? The WAY in which you help can change everything. Learn how to cope with the situation by making an assessment. Guidelines here.