Recover Integrity: Blog

Ride4Recovery 2018   Recover Integrity has organized their first cycling team to honor the fine work of The Gooden Center in Pasadena.   As you may know, cycling and recovery are 2 things that are deeply meaningful to Adam Mindel's heart and soul. As an avid cyclist and person of recovery, he sees the heroism in both of these endeavors. So this year both Adam and staffer Mike Martin are comprising the Recover Integrity Cycling Team.   He has known for...

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What to expect in this episode:   The pervasive feeling at AA  meetings that drugs or alcohol actually saved many from suicide Drinking can lead to bonding, which is good, until the tipping point of addiction Acknowledging as a society that there’s a piece of that that’s beautiful, but that beauty can rot over time.   Drugs and Alcohol Saved My Life. 🙏 If I had not used drugs and alcohol I would have killed myself. I mean, I’ve heard that...

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[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] What to expect in this episode:   Hudson Smith Said, "The Self is Too Small for Perpetual Enthusiasm What makes us miserable and stuck as human beings, is that we’re stuck in ourselves Path to Growth is to get out of the Self   The Self is Just Too Small...

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What to expect in this episode:   Deciding to Send them to Rehab Getting Aligned | Treatment's Sacred Pact What is My Role in His Recovery?   What can a mother do if her child is suffering with addiction     The first thing that I would say to a mom who’s saying,   "I’m sending my son to your treatment program, what do you have to tell me?"   Right.  Something like that, like somebody who’s right for our Treatment Program.   I would...

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What to expect in this episode Speaking truthfully Don't be afraid and be compassionate Take care of yourself     Speaking Truthfully to an Addict   Be courageous and speak the truth So, I talked to parents and spouse and brothers and sisters all the time who’s loved ones are suffering from addiction and they’re afraid and they’re also really afraid to speak truthfully to the person who’s suffering, and I would say, obviously to get some help, if you need...

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