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The 5 S’s of Addiction Recovery Part 3: Spirituality

By |2019-03-03T23:57:35+00:00March 3rd, 2019|Categories: AA, addiction, addiction recovery, Alcoholics Anonymous, mental health, mindfulness, spirituality, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

This blog addresses the third factor "spirituality," which is integral to anyone's addiction recovery. Whether your goal is abstinence or moderation and harm reduction, these five factors (structure, supervision, spirituality, social support and substitution) are essential components of successful and healthy drug and alcohol and other addiction recovery.  What follows is Teddy Kradzinski's personal account through [...]

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The Five S’s of Addiction Recovery Part 1: Structure

By |2019-03-03T22:39:51+00:00March 3rd, 2019|Categories: addiction, addiction recovery, Alcoholics Anonymous, drugs and alcohol, mental health, recovery, treatment, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

The Five S’s of Addiction Recovery: Structure, Supervision, Spirituality, Social Support, and Substitution Ted Kradzinski BA and Jeremy Frank PhD., CADC Note: I encourage people in recovery to commit their experiences to paper—doing so not only documents the process but helps the individual, and me, to identify what aspects of recovery prove most helpful. The following [...]

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3 Tips Only People Rebuilding Relationships After Addiction Will Understand

By |2018-02-04T13:46:51+00:00February 4th, 2018|Categories: addiction, mental health, recovery, relationships, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Substance abuse affects many facets of a person’s life that take time and energy to repair. Romantic relationships are not immune to the negative life impacts of addiction or other substance use disorders; in fact, addiction and infidelity often go hand-in-hand. But, the road to recovery can include repairing and rebuilding relationships. It is not an [...]

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