How Do I Know It’s Safe to Stop Drinking Alcohol?

How Do I Know It’s Safe to Stop Drinking Alcohol?

People in true recovery — beyond the physical act of not drinking or using, and in true emotional recovery — are easy people to be around. In the greatest of paradoxes, they, the wounded healers, have found strength through their weakness. They have learned wisdom not...
Addiction, Family, and Recovery

Addiction, Family, and Recovery

As a clinician, when first meeting a patient I am very interested to learn about their family and relationships. For some, sadly, they may have exhausted all ties to family and their relationships may be slim to non-existent. In other scenarios, the person in active...