Monthly Archives: January 2015

26 01, 2015

5 Ways Good Nutrition Can Help in Addiction Recovery

January 26th, 2015|0 Comments

As you plan for your short and long-term recovery, you might be tempted to stock up on brownies and candy. After all, if you have to give up one addiction, it just makes sense that you'd be allowed to indulge – at least a little. No two recoveries are alike, and it's up to you

15 01, 2015

Sponsorships Dos and Don’ts

January 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Ready to Choose a Sponsor? Sponsorships Dos and Don'ts Sponsors figure prominently in the 12-step model of recovery, and research suggests that the simple act of working with a sponsor can greatly increase your odds of sobriety success. Choose the wrong sponsor, though, and you could be stuck working with someone you don't like who

12 01, 2015

January Meditation: Gratitude

January 12th, 2015|0 Comments

Gratitude I am grateful for my relationship with a Higher Power that cares for me. IP No. 21, The Loner Belief in a Higher Power can make all the difference when the going gets tough! When things don't go our way in recovery, our sponsor may direct us to make a "gratitude list." When we

2 01, 2015

Study Finds Even Occasional Heroin Use Can Worsen HIV

January 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

Heroin remains one of the most addictive drugs in the world, with a protracted withdrawal process that can be extremely challenging. Nevertheless, not all heroin users are addicts, though heroin use almost inevitably eventually leads to addiction. Recreational heroin addicts are drawn to the drug's powerful feelings of euphoria. And even though most users eventually

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