Setting Boundaries in Addiction Recovery

person with 'stop' hand in front of face; boundaries in addiction recovery, Castle Craig

Everyone needs boundaries. They are a set of personal values, guidelines, and beliefs that allow us to function in society. Setting boundaries is not just necessary for a person in recovery, but also for the people around them. Boundaries are especially crucial in the process of addressing addiction.They can help a person remain in recovery, …

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What is the role of psychotherapy in realising and sustaining recovery from addiction?

What is the role of psychotherapy in realising and sustaining recovery from addiction? By Guinever Robinson

Addiction is a chronic and debilitating disorder which is characterised by a compulsive need to partake in, and continue to partake in, some behaviour even when the behaviour becomes detrimental to the self. The category of addiction is broad and incorporates both substance-related addictions, such as alcohol dependence and drug abuse, and activity-related addictions, including …

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How to Have Fun Sober

How to Have Fun Sober

How to Have Fun Sober Sobriety is a lot of work. You have to go to meetings and therapy. You have to work the steps. You have to try to make healthy lifestyle changes like eating better and exercising. On top of all that, you probably have the same work and family obligations you’ve always …

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Got Soul!

Got Soul is a charity, founded by Maryam Ghaffari in 2012 to help people out of loneliness and isolation through soul and R n B music, and to make a difference in the community. Since then the Got Soul Choir has now run hundreds of workshops, performed in some of the country’s most prestigious music …

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