Category: Recovery

Life in Recovery Survey for the UK

  Understanding recovery greatly helps with reducing the stigma attached with suffering from an addictive disorder. Please help?   If you live in the UK, are in recovery and have 20 minutes to fill in this very worthwhile survey you can make a difference to how we, as a society, perceive recovery […]

Mindfulness training targets neurocognitive mechanisms of addiction (Part 1).

The article on the effectiveness of Mindfulness that we cite and use excerpts from today (1) was published Frontiers in Psychiatry entitled “Mindfulness training targets neurocognitive mechanisms of addiction at the attention-appraisal-emotion interface” was designated in the 93rd percentile of 3,480,147 articles tracked by Altmetric. The Altmetric score is a […]

Brain Recovery in Abstinence

If addiction is characterized by loss of control over the use of substances and behaviour and a severely diminished self control or volitional control over behaviour is recovery the regaining over control over behaviours? This study (1)  looked at the recovery of grey matter (and brain function in […]

Reclaiming Life

The cost of addiction and the benefits of recovery are clearly illustrated in this survey from last year. “Faces & Voices first-ever nationwide survey of persons in recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs was conducted by Alexandre Laudet, PhD.  The survey documented dramatic improvements in all areas […]

Recovery is Everywhere!

In our final blogs on the invaluable insights into the Recovery process given by the research and experience of William White we finish by looking at the rise of recovery communities in the US in particular and discuss whether this “New Recovery Advocacy Movement” is the future of […]

Recovery is Recovery is Recovery?

Cross fertilisation among Recovery Fellowships I have unfortunately heard sometimes not very complimentary remarks about different recovery groups and fellowships which I have never found particularly helpful or useful in attracting the alcoholic or addict who is still suffering. The simple reality is that people recover from alcoholism […]

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