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…

MEETINGS AREN’T THE ONLY WAY

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by: Ben Rose   Meetings – a Must?   Meeting Makers Make it. ~AA Slogan I have heard it said time and again that to get sober, one must: Attend meetings Get a sponsor Work the steps  I agree with the idea behind these statements. I attend numerous meetings a week, have a sponsor and work…

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…