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The Dangers of Step 13

Step 13 is when members of a recovery group enter into a sexual or romantic relationship, usually with one member being new, and the other more experienced. This has been a serious problem in some recovery groups. So, what are the dangers of step 13? Find out below. Human Nature Or Predatory? Some might argue […]

Codependency: Warning Signs in Recovery

Codependency Warning Signs In Recovery

Codependency is common in relationships which have weathered addiction and recovery. Therefore, awareness of the dysfunctional behavior is the first step to recognizing codependency warning signs in recovery. Because this issue is so important, we have created a checklist of warning signs below. What is Codependency? First, the dictionary defines codependency this way: “excessive emotional […]

Turn the Page: Our Sox AA Yearly Medallion

Sox AA Yearly Medallion

Our newest yearly AA medallion is inspired by the World Champion Boston Red Sox. It’s the perfect coin for a Red Sox fan in recovery. The Red Sox slogan for this year is “Turn the Page.” We like to think that each new day of recovery is like turning a new page in the story […]

5 Tips for a Sober St. Patrick’s Day

Sober St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s day is a well-known “drinking holiday.” Sometimes these events can create a desire to drink and just be part of the fun, but no single day is worth a hard-fought sobriety. If you are feeling left out or thinking about drinking for the holiday, here is our list of 5 tips for a […]

What to Expect from Rehab

What To Expect From Rehab

If you are contemplating rehab for yourself or a loved one, you might be wondering what to expect. The rehab process can vary quite a bit from facility to facility, but some experiences are universal for most centers. We’ve got you covered for demystifying what to expect from rehab. Detoxification Depending on the rehab facility, […]

Common Pitfalls of Early Sobriety

pitfalls early sobriety

Early sobriety is the time to set the foundation for sustained, active, and stable sobriety. Usually, the period of recovery between 90 days and one year is “early sobriety” or “early recovery.” Positive changes and a lot of support are the keys to making it to long-term sobriety. However, there are some common pitfalls of […]

Relapse: How to Pick Up the Pieces

Relapse is the greatest fear for many in recovery. Statistics say 40-90% of people in recovery will relapse at some point, depending on the substance. While relapse is not inevitable, it is common. If you have relapsed, it’s important for you to know that you are not a failure – you can begin again and […]