4 thoughts to help the addict you love.

Working in the substance abuse treatment field I’m exposed to many opportunities to sit down with families looking for help for a loved one.  As a recovering heroin addict myself with two brothers in recovery, and a mother and sister that have been to family groups, it benefits my ability to provide perspective and experience.  Sometimes I … More 4 thoughts to help the addict you love.

Denial keeps us sick. Step 6 attacks denial.

It’s not my fault.  I never did that.  I don’t struggle with that.  I don’t act like that. etc. etc. etc. All phrases I’ve uttered leading up to, and sometimes in recovery. Denial is a spiritual wall. At some point in life, especially for somebody in recovery, the admission and awareness of ones character defects … More Denial keeps us sick. Step 6 attacks denial.