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Heroin Addiction

Heroin Addiction

Heroin Addiction Recovering from heroin addiction isn’t something you can tackle without help and support. Like any other drug addiction, heroin use makes it harder and harder to lead a normal life, putting your relationships with family, friends, and employers at...

Food Addiction

Food Addiction

Real Talk on Food Addiction & Recovery It was an adjustment at first but I soon found myself really benefiting from their program of healthy, prepared meals, classes, meetings and counselling sessions. I learned for the first time in my life that I’m not a bad...

Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine Addiction

Understanding Cocaine Addiction and Recovery “The problem is I’m an addict and one is too many and a thousand is not enough,” says Mark G., in his frank and moving post about addiction and recovery. “It didn’t take long for things to escalate to the point where I was...

3 Ways to Celebrate Your Recovery

3 Ways to Celebrate Your Recovery

What's the sober equivalent of a champagne toast? In a culture that celebrates life's successes with glasses raised, the recovery community gets to create their own ways of celebrating the joys that a life in recovery brings us. Here are three ways to celebrate your...

Al-Anon Perspective: Step 8

Al-Anon Perspective: Step 8

by P.C. I have my list for Step 8 from my Step 4 inventory. This step holds me accountable to the harms I have caused others. Step 8 awakens me to clarity. I have heard a common phrase in the rooms for years: "What is your part?” and I was asked to consider, could it...

Al-Anon Perspective: Ending my Isolation

Al-Anon Perspective: Ending my Isolation

by Tony A. It had taken me a couple of rounds of the steps before I was really honest enough to work Step 8 with the intention that I believe it is asking of me. When I was brand new to my step work and came to Steps 8 and 9, I immediately balked and got fixated on...