Recover Integrity: Blog

What to expect in this episode   It's hard to give up your freedoms You need to trust others before you can trust yourself again Recognize what capital F freedom is   The whole crazy interesting dynamics of treatment   You know, treatment’s nothing like the marketing on the website, you go on the website and there’s a picture of two people sitting by a swimming...

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  What to expect in this episode Yeshaia's Rock Bottom Moment Incarceration & Panic When the Darkness in Your Life is Exposed The Need for Something "Good"   Yeshaia tells the story of his own "intervention" The day he went to jail and the weight of his life and his decisions came into sharp focus   Finding Rock Bottom in Jail   I went to jail...

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  What to expect in this episode The Paradox of Addiction Thread Between Unhappiness & Drug Abuse Help People Recover by Helping them Find Happiness The Day Yeshaia's Heart Began to Open Cutting Through the Fear, Hopelessness Create Connection, Hope, & Opening the Heart   Addiction is Paradoxical   So, one of the things about addiction is, it...

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Interventionit Leading drug abuse intervention

WHAT TO EXPECT: What Is An Intervention How To Stage An Intervention What Happens After An Intervention What If Your Drug Intervention Fails What is an Intervention   An intervention is often the very first step taken by loved ones in helping someone with addiction Whether it be an alcohol intervention, or a drug abuse intervention, there is an organized, p...

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Dr Erich Fromm, one of my teachers, inspires the title, and much of the content here   There is a huge shift transpiring in the field of drug and alcohol treatment, it is happening rapidly and systemically, it will be for the worst and difficult to reverse Warning: the field of treatment is being infiltrated by people who are emotionally disconnected and un-empathetic towards the plight...

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I was working in residential treatment a few years back; one Friday night, a new resident, Ryan, approached me He was a teenager, 5’6” with big, kind eyes, natural dark circles, and a face that turned red at every feeling or change in temperature He asked, vulnerably, if he could speak with me I took him to my office, we sat down and I asked, “What’s up”   “I got out of Hero...

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