Real Recovery starts from within!!

This is one my faves….hope you enjoy it!



{Video above is a reading from Tip #10 From 49 Tips and insights for Understanding Addiction}

One of the more angering ideas that people have in regards to drug and alcohol abuse treatment is that it’s something external to an addict and the goal for dealing with addicts is to get them to go to the Shangri-la of rehab.  But the what the hell do people think happens at rehab?  Do they think that there’s magicians who weave spells that transform addicts into fully functioning people?

I spent several years teaching in an inpatient rehab facility and I can guarantee that there aren’t any magicians or magic spells or special medicines at a rehab that can transform an addict into the person that people want the addict to become.  The simple and painful FACT is that people get healthy if and only if they learn to…

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