What Keeps Us Sober

What Keeps Us Sober Being an active member of a recovery community, I watch a lot of people come in and out. Unfortunately, for as many people that enter recovery, very few stick around. Just when I think, “Yup, that guys got what it takes!” he disappears and is never heard from again. From an

Surviving Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend and Alcohol

Surviving Memorial Day Weekend Memorial Day is a day that commemorates all the men and women who have died while bravely serving our country. Typically, people enjoy this extended weekend by enjoying delicious food and a cold beverage with friends and family. However, for some this is a dangerous time. 17.6 million people have a

Introduction to the 12 Step Program

Introduction to the 12 Step Program The Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) twelve-step program is the most widely attended self-help program for those who are recovering from alcoholism. 12 Step Program have been used to help people recover from a variety of addictive behaviors such as drug and alcohol abuse to compulsive shopping, sex addictions and overeating.

Isolation: The Curse of the Addict

Isolation: The Curse of the Addict There is a saying in recovery rooms which states, “Addiction is the only disease that tells you that you are alright.” One of the behaviors of addicts in recovery is the propensity toward isolation. Most people involved in recovery understand the role of meetings, support groups, therapy and spiritual

Find Support for Addiction in 12-Step Programs

Find Support for Addiction in 12-Step Programs The reality for someone who suffers from alcohol abuse is if they don’t take the first drink then they will not get drunk. This action is easier said than done. When it comes to alcoholism, the suffering person spends the vast majority of their time thinking about when

Sober Living at College

Sober Living at College College students who complete a drug and alcohol rehab program, or have entered recovery, are anxious about returning to college life which is surrounded by relapse triggers, as well as many people who are entering college for the first time who have had a drug and alcohol problem. Many times students

What Keeps You Sober?

staying sober

What Keeps You Sober? After going to rehab, you need to find something that will help you keep focused and balanced. Many people rely on AA meetings to help them keep in check. If they feel like they are slipping, they can rely on the fellowship. Although this is a popular option, this is not