I’m two seats down from you laughing out loud at the local movie theater. I’m in your early morning yoga class. Everyday. I’m in recovery. People in recovery from addiction are more like you than you think. Stop the stigma.
Recovery Happens. It actually does. More often than some think. It can happen for you or your loved one. We hope you will get some direction, questions answered, and resources to help you better start the process of addiction treatment and recovery supports.
Whether you’re a person struggling or a person struggling with how to help someone suffering, this website intends to provide you with hope and to demonstrate that people recover, families are restored, and communities get healthy.
When you’re ready to say “I’M IN” we’re here.
There is an expression for those of us in Recovery, “we get better than well.”Many people report having new life meaning and purpose and clarification of values as a result of surviving addiction.All you may want is to stop hurting.We promote pathways to Recovery – you’re the expert, look around here, tell us what YOU think will work for you. We’ll help.
Most people do not quit with one dose of treatment. That may be old news to some of you, yet new news to others. There is so much to share about Recovery.We know Recovery happens– over 25,000,000 people are in Recovery in our nation – and we can help it happen for your loved one. A missing piece of addiction treatment is what we call “Recovery supports”, that is, supporting a person after treatment.When a family learns a new way of looking at this and a new way of talking about it, Recovery can flourish.
People are sometimes confused when they are told that addiction is a family disease. Some take this to mean that addiction runs in families. Others believe that it means that the family caused the addiction. Neither of these is correct. So…
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By: Kevin McLaughlin, Executive Director, Recovery Allies
Part of my job is to organize the “recovery” community. How can we organize the community if we don’t know who they truly are. Those who suffer consequences due to a substance addiction…
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By Tom McHale – Recovery Supports Coordinator, Northern Michigan Substance Abuse Services, Recovery Center, Gaylord MI
In recent years research has painted a very different picture of what recovery looks like, not in terms of its visual appearance,…
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