Are You in the Right Group?

You probably have a friend or family member who struggled with addiction and went to a support group. Going to a group helped them overcome their addiction and change their entire life. So, you decided to go to a support group yourself.

Although you found a group and went to it for several weeks, you never built any real relationships with anyone in the group. You felt the leader wasn’t accepting of you, and the only thing anyone seemed to do in your group was complain.

Sound familiar? A support group should be a safe place—a place where you will connect and learn from others. However, not every group will be a good fit for you. Here are some signs you’re in the right group.

7 Signs Your Group is a Good Fit (more…)

Perseverance: 10 Tips to Sticking with Recovery

Recovery is a lifelong process that takes perseverance. That isn’t punishment; rather, it will give you life! When you’ve experienced relapse or a setback, you’ll feel like throwing in the towel altogether. Recognize it will take the rest of your life to experience rest in your life!

The apostle Paul writes, “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, and I have remained faithful. And now the prize awaits me—the crown of righteousness…” (2 Tim. 4:7-8). When you stick with recovery, you’ll receive rewards that come from persevering! How? Here are some tips to help you stick with recovery. (more…)