Path to Recovery

The History of Alcoholics Anonymous

Monday, March 10, 2014

The substance abuse recovery and support group, Alcoholics Anonymous, is responsible for more successful rehabilitations than any other treatment organization in the world. From its birth in 1935 in Akron, Ohio to the thousands of chapters around the world today, AA has proven beyond a shadow of a doubt that sobriety can be mass produced, … Continued

Coping With a Successful Recovery

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

If you’re a recovered alcoholic or substance abuser, you know that escaping your addiction through rehab and recovery gave you a second chance at life. It’s a cause for celebration, after struggling through addiction and completing a rehab program successfully. You deserve to be acknowledged for your success! However, it’s also important to remember that … Continued

If Nothing Changes, Nothing Changes

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

We Only Have to Change One Thing When we come to recovery for the first time, we’re told we only have to change one thing: Everything! But just like it says in the Narcotics Anonymous Basic Text, How It Works, “This sounds like a big order and we can’t do it all at once, we … Continued

Finding Courage in Recovery

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

People who are trapped in addiction can suffer greatly. Their obsession with alcohol and drugs can lead to the destruction of everything they hold dear. It is usually obvious that their addictive behavior is the source of the misery, but the individual may still be unwilling to change. This is because there is comfort in … Continued

Leaving the Drug/Alcohol Lifestyle Behind

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

We Only Have to Change One Thing: Everything! “If I stop drinking and using drugs, life will be dull and boring.” “Without drinking, I will have nothing to do at parties.” “What will happen to me if I stop getting high? I won’t know what to do…” These are all valid concerns for anyone considering … Continued

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