Finished Treatment? Find a Meeting

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By: Marilyn L. Davis    You’ll Find Your Support at a Meeting   “There are multiple pathways to addiction recovery, and ALL are cause for celebration!” ~ William L. White   Been There, Done That   Mutual aid and recovery support groups have been around since 1944, continuing to grow in numbers, types, philosophies, and orientations.   While…

In My Recovery, What Do I Really Control?

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By: Marilyn L. Davis   Giving Up the Illusion of Control “Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.”― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free The idea that I have control over anything other than…

The Power of Shared Experiences

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By: Marilyn L. Davis     “Share with others what is working and not working and watch the magic happen in your life as you help others.”― Richie Norton   Who Shares Matters – Or Does It?    The addicted population is one of the most shortsighted groups regarding who we listen to and learn…

P-Rae Jackson – Recovery at 15

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By: Penelope, P-Rae Jackson   It Could Have Been   I had nothing to offer anybody, except my own confusion – Jack Kerouac So, there I am, sitting in the recliner at my therapist’s office. He smiles. “What do we say when we meet new people, Penelope?” “Welcome to the shit show,” I reply. “He…