How to Let Go of Resentment

How to Let Go of Resentment

Learning how to let go of resentment can be a real struggle. Many people struggling come into alcohol or drug addiction treatment with some apprehension: What will it be like to live without the drug of choice? What will it be like to attend meetings, participate in...

Video: You Gotta Have Faith

Whether you’re looking for a well-deserved Friday dance break or a tune to remind you to be “a strong man baby” and “wait for something more,” here’s some George (RIP) to kick off the weekend....

Alumni Perspective: No Recovering Addict is an Island

by Tim (Sullivan) “And then my obsession to drink was lifted.” I’ve been in program for a couple of years now and have heard this said on a number of occasions by different people. I don’t question anyone who says it, but I do know that it hasn’t happened to me, at...

Video: How to ask for help, and why it’s awesome

[su_youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8vddFrO6WI”]   In this episode we’re going to talk about something that’s hard for all of us to do: it can be so hard to ask for help. How do you do it, and why should you? We all need help...

Perspective: The Gift of Desperation

by Leslie H. (Munro 2003) It’s 2004. I’m sitting in an auditorium at OISE, waiting for the Joe and Charlie Big Book Seminar to begin. My life is changing in ways I never dreamed. I am listening. I am eager to listen. I am hearing questions I never thought...