Life After Addiction | How to Transition Back to Normal Life After Treatment

It’s possible to have a life after addiction — you just have to know what to do. One important thing to understand about addiction and recovery is that it’s a lifelong journey. Asking for help and receiving treatment are just the first two steps.  The real challenge comes when it’s time for life after addiction. And with that challenge comes reward. It also takes commitment,… 

How to Help an Addict

Wondering how to help an addict? Here’s my experience. Trying to help an addict can be one of the most difficult and frustrating experiences of anyone’s life, especially if the addict has been using for a long time. The truth is that helping an addict is almost impossible when they’re not ready. So many of my sponsees are scared of sponsoring. They think they’ll mess… 

What’s Rehab Like? It’s Like High School (Seriously)

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I’ll never forget first time someone told me they’d been to a drug rehab. It was like talking to a leper. I was still using, and I would continue to use for another couple years. I’d never even heard of Cocaine Anonymous or Alcoholics Anonymous before. I had no idea what happened in rehab. I didn’t want to know. I just knew that people who…