Helping a Loved One Find the Way

Suppose you have a brother, sister, mother, father, uncle, aunt, cousin, nephew, niece, or just plain friend out there who has a substance abuse problem. What do you do? The answer is pretty simple and plain as the nose on your face. You recommend a rehabilitation center. It’s basically tough love, but there’s no better [...]

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Forging Your Inventory

While the term “inventory” might sound like something you would find in a role playing game or on a store’s list of stuff to sell, it is actually one of the most important parts of your recovery. But then again, there really are not any unimportant parts to recovering, so maybe it is just the [...]

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Time to use That Higher Power

Just a little while ago, you finally admitted that there was a higher power that can help you to stop using. And then you admitted to this higher power (as well as to another human being) the exact nature of your faults and past misdeeds. Now that you have done all of that, it is [...]

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