Coming Up This Week

Just thought we’d catch up with you all and let you know what’s happening over the next few days. Find out here what’s happening for next week!

You’re Not Loosing But Gaining!

People think they are loosing something when they stop drinking or using however most addicts lives are only filled with one objective, drinking or using and finding ways and means to drink and use more! It isn’t until you get into recovery you realise just how much you’re missing out on by not truly livingContinue reading “You’re Not Loosing But Gaining!”

12 Things That Can ”Mess Up” Your Recovery

Below are some of the most common things that can cause someone to “mess up” their recovery. However this list isn’t exhaustive and time and experience will allow you to add more to your own list. Tips: It is important that you put as much effort into your recovery as you did/do with your drinkingContinue reading “12 Things That Can ”Mess Up” Your Recovery”

Tip 5 – Dealing With Guilt And Shame

We all have guilt and shame about things we’ve done, said or sometimes not done or said but things are never too late to turn around and change. Unfortunately we cannot change what’s happened but we can change what we do today, tomorrow and in our future. Making progress in your recovery can help freeContinue reading “Tip 5 – Dealing With Guilt And Shame”

Tip 4 – Time To Take Action Not Talk

Before, during and after our recovery, how many times do we say “I’ll start tomorrow” or “I’m sure they’ll get it together next week”? Just as we must take things one day at a time, we must also utilise those days and make the most of each one. Tomorrow may be too late and todayContinue reading “Tip 4 – Time To Take Action Not Talk”

Tip 3 – Try Something New

We all, even if secretly hope that something will happen to change our situation, that new medication maybe or the people that can do it for us so that they can improve our situation and help us into recovery and allow us to carry on doing the same things we do now and expect change.Continue reading “Tip 3 – Try Something New”

Tip 1 – Just Take It One Day At A Time

Just take things one step at a time, one day at a time, even if it’s hour by hour or minute by minute! Recovery isn’t a race, it’s a journey that must work for you. If it isn’t, go back to the basics, take one thing at a time, one day at a time andContinue reading “Tip 1 – Just Take It One Day At A Time”

The Impacts Of Addiction On Family And Society

Substance use disorders (SUDs) are associated with numerous medical, psychiatric, psychological, spiritual, economic, social, family, and legal problems, creating a significant burden for affected individuals, their families, and society. This article focuses on the effects of SUDs on family and social problems and emphasizes the need for clients in treatment to address these domains inContinue reading “The Impacts Of Addiction On Family And Society”