The Role of Peer Support Groups in Recovery

The role of support groups in recovery

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) are the most well-known support groups within the recovery world.  Since the development of AA in the 1930’s, many individuals suffering from a substance use disorder have credited their recovery success to help found in the rooms of a 12-step program.  While AA and NA remain the most…

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Do I have a Problem? 5 Signs it’s Time to Get Help

Making the decision to get help for a substance use issue will be one of the most important choices you may ever make.  For some people, determining when professional help is necessary is simple.  Others may have a difficult time determining if their substance use has become problematic enough to enter treatment. If you find yourself…

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Five Hard Truths About Early Recovery

Five Hard Truths About Early Recovery

Recovery is a transformational process.  From repairing wounded relationships to gaining confidence and self-esteem, the gifts of recovery can seem never-ending.  However, those gifts don’t arrive at our doorstep just because we made the decision to enter recovery; we have to work for them.  Countless hours of hard work and a steadfast dedication to self-growth…

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