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What To Remember After A Relapse

What To Remember After A Relapse

A relapse is not a necessary part of recovery, but it’s something that many people in recovery do experience. If you relapse, whether if it’s after days, months or years of sobriety, you probably feel a lot of unpleasant emotions. You may feel like you are a failure. You may feel a sense of deep […]

Buddhist Addiction Recovery

Buddhist Addiction Recovery

For addicts of all stripes, connecting with a supportive group of others who understand and share your experience without judgment, and who are both willing and able to lift you up through times of uncertainty, can mean the difference between relapse and recovery. Twelve-step groups arose out of Bill Wilson’s AA model in 1935, which […]

A Recovery Journey Through Art

A Recovery Journey Through Art

By Suzanne Kane            Pamela Staker wields a mean brush, passionately applying her beloved oils to canvas. The Chicago native has a long history with art, first becoming acquainted with it by watching her mother paint. While having access to materials made making art a lot more convenient, Staker says art has always been a release […]