Assessing The Threats To Your Recovery

By marilynldavis

Wondering how vulnerable you are in your recovery? Then assess the threats to your recovery today. You’ll be glad – and safer once you do. 

Thinking Your Way Out of A Relapse

By marilynldavis

  By: Ben Rose  “Free your mind, and your ass will follow” – Funkadelic   Stinking Thinking Gets You Closer to a Relapse Addictive thinking is a potential sign of relapse. While this isn’t a new concept for those in recovery, we must remember it. Changing addictive thinking and stinking thinking means replacing distorted and…

Relapse Thinking: 8 Risky Attitudes

By marilynldavis

  By: Marilyn L. Davis   “Relapse doesn’t have to be part of recovery any more than return has to be part of cancer.”― Toni Sorenson   Who and What to Avoid   Counselors, therapists, sponsors, and supportive friends, all caution about avoiding people, places, and situations that prompt us to think about using. While these…

Destroy The Autopilot Button

By Craig Stratton

By: C. W. Stratton Returning to Active Addiction is a Relapse   “When you can stop you don’t want to, and when you want to stop, you can’t…”― Luke Davies, Candy Before engaging in the conversation about relapse, we must have a clear understanding of addiction, which is compulsive engagement in using substances despite its adverse consequences.  Relapse…