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Thinking About The Meaning of Recovery

Wednesday, 09 December 2015 by

The word Recovery is a powerful symbol of hope for people who deal with addiction. Before alcohol and drug addiction were so readily addressed in society, the medical community used recovery as a reference to that period of time when a person was recuperating from a surgery or extended illness. So-and-so has had a full

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Creating A Positive Life

Monday, 13 October 2014 by

Alcohol and drug addiction most definitely take their toll … often for many consecutive years. A large number of people who currently suffer with addictive disease developed this illness gradually. However, there are the dramatic experiences variety in which someone becomes quickly addicted to a drug like heroin, cocaine, or methamphetamine after using only a

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Throughout history in the United States, there has been a trend in treatment and recovery circles to place a high priority on privacy and anonymity when it comes to addressing one’s struggle with alcohol and drugs. Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous have long promoted anonymity among their fellowships. There is also the social stigma and

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