What do you think contributes to most to long term recovery after treatment? Read the rest of this entry »
High Watch was founded in 1940 with the assistance of Bill W., the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous.
I’m newly sober. I am an opiate addict. I have a three-part question here. I know there are financial limitations and other, so what do you recommend for the number of days in a treatment center? The number of days recommended for sober house, and then how critical is it to return to an alcohol-free household after that? I know I’m an addict, but, obviously, I don’t feel alcohol is as bad of a problem as the opiates. I don’t want to dictate necessarily how my parents are living, so how critical do you think that is? Read the rest of this entry »
I recently left a treatment center, and I’m terrified of another relapse. I’ve been a chronic relapser for the past year. I’m faced with some uncontrollable changes, yet necessary changes right now, a long-overdue divorce, which I’m in the middle of. My children will be living with … Well, they’re moving right now, as we speak with my husband for the first year of my sobriety. That means that I’ll be alone, and I haven’t lived alone for the past 12 years. My question is what are some things you would suggest in early sobriety to help prevent another relapse? Read the rest of this entry »
As my program grows and I shed my skin a little bit and get that moving, should my spirituality continue to grow and should I re-examine that as I move forward? Then look back and re-examine my spirituality as I look at my program moving forward? Or should I not flip and flop with my spirituality, as I move forward with my program? Or should they equally move forward together? Read the rest of this entry »