Recovery should be your number-one priority. Period. When you’re a person with substance-use disorder, you must spend the rest of your life fighting not to
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What happens when you discover everything you thought you knew was a lie? Read one man’s grueling search for identity ,truth, and reality in
I can’t even count the number of times where I’d been surrounded by people and felt as alone as if I was the only person
I am honored that ASRC – Adoption Search Resource Connection – has published my essay Becoming Yourself as an Adoptee. Please read the entire essay here at
So you know somebody who wants to get sober? Great! Unfortunately, getting sober is really complex and every individual is different in how they arrive
“I can’t take this anymore” is a thought that is familiar to many people with substance-use disorder. The “this” can be the obsession itself, life
Please see my guest blog post titled “SPIRITUAL? RELIGIOUS? GO FIGURE” at AA Beyond Belief, a Web site dedicated to the following: Our pledge
The pain of rejection and social isolation is real. It’s as real as any other kind of wounding, and just as damaging. Our hearts get broken, our feelings get hurt, we feel emotional pain—we use such terms to describe something that is not visible, not tangible, yet this poetic language describes phenomenon that can be explained scientifically as well.
Today author David B. Bohl, an independent addiction consultant and licensed clinical substance abuse counselor, is here to share his story with us. David and I discuss his experiences of alcohol addiction and sobriety, how our lives as adoptees are so much more than just our adoption experience, and what is working right now in the recovery field.