Part 1 “Helping others in the program of AA has forged a therapy based on the kinship of common suffering…” Here we cite and use excerpts to show how helping others helps us in recovery and how the wider world can and has benefited from a similar approach. […]
Another new Page! This page will be dedicated to addressing the co-occurrence of other psychiatric conditions with addiction and addictive behaviours. For example, conditions such as post traumatic stress disorder and generalized anxiety disorder and major depression are said to frequently co-occur with addictive disorders. This page will […]
We will be looking at the third strata of the disorder of addictive behaviour, that of distorted preservative thinking. Perseverative thinking is when someone gets an idea or thoughts in their head and just can’t get them out.
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 […]
“Recovery introduced me to myself. The hardest but most rewarding journey I have ever undertaken.” “Recovery from alcohol and drug addiction is now widely recognised as a journey that takes place over time and in a multitude of ways that reflect personal circumstances, supports and resources.” The Australian Life […]