Being of Service Develops Your Work Ethic

  Many people new to recovery may lack general life skills.  Addicts and alcoholics are used to instant gratification and may not understand the concept of working hard to achieve goals.  It’s possible work ethic is something you were never taught growing up.  Addiction may have also clouded your understanding. Addiction tends to inadvertently promote…

How Is Recovery A Family Effort?

  Addiction is referred to as a family disease.  It tears lives apart and destroys relationships.  When a person suffering from substance abuse decides to seek recovery, they aren’t the only ones who need help.  While the addicted abuses a substance, there is usually a family member who enables the behavior.  Receiving treatment as a…

What Do You Gain By Being Sober?

  Suffering from addiction can be one of the hardest things a person goes through.  Life doesn’t come with a manual.  Sometimes we can steer off the road and get lost, but the path of sobriety allows us to find our way back.  On this new road, you will learn many things.  Sobriety doesn’t just…

Are You Taking Action In Your Recovery?

  Now that you’ve decided to get clean and sober, the journey of recovery is just beginning.  Becoming abstinent from drugs and alcohol may be one of the hardest things you’ll do, but the work isn’t over.  In recovery you may hear phrases like, “don’t think, just do.”  These are used because there is much…