Recovery From Our Bleak Circumstances Gives Hope to Others

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I’m grateful for the bleak circumstances. Without that intervention in 1988, I would not be able to share the message that recovery works.

Silencing the Inner Critical Voice

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By: Marilyn L. Davis   The Inner Critical Voice Doesn’t Work for Change   “Remember, you have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.”― Louise Hay, You Can Heal Your Life I can remember in my addiction how much I beat myself up each time…

Incarceration Doesn’t Guarantee Recovery

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By: Marilyn L. Davis   Incarceration is Punishment and Addiction Isn’t a Crime   “We cannot incarcerate ourselves out of addiction. Addiction is a medical crisis that warrants medical interventions, not incarceration, for nonviolent offenders. Decades later, data unequivocally illustrates that this war has been a massive failure. It has not only failed to reduce…