Monthly Archives: February 2017

28 02, 2017

Addiction Treatment Challenges in Bellevue, WA

2017-02-21T20:23:56+00:00 February 28th, 2017|1 Comment

“Across our state, we are seeing the terrible effects of heroin and prescription narcotics on our families, friends, and communities. Although more must be done, we’ve made significant progress… and with healthcare reform, a record number of families who just a few years ago had no medical coverage and limited means to regain their health, [...]

20 02, 2017

My Recovery: The Best Decision I Ever Made

2017-02-21T21:02:12+00:00 February 20th, 2017|1 Comment

“Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!” ~ Anne Frank I have been sober for seven years, five weeks, and three days. But who’s counting, [...]

16 02, 2017

The Power of the 12 Step Program and How it Fits Into Your Recovery

2017-02-21T20:24:59+00:00 February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

“In all these strivings, so many of them well-intentioned, our crippling handicap had been our lack of humility. We had lacked the perspective to see that character-building and spiritual values had to come first, and that material satisfactions were not the purpose of living.” ~ Alcoholics Anonymous, Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions The Twelve Steps [...]

12 02, 2017

Life or Death: 15 Signs You Need to Get Sober ASAP

2017-02-21T20:26:31+00:00 February 12th, 2017|3 Comments

We all know that addiction is a problem. Alcohol addiction, drug addiction, process addictions they all cause problems. That’s why we know it’s a serious issue when we recognize that someone is actually suffering from addiction. What is a little more difficult, however, is figuring out exactly when addiction starts. It’s not like addiction has [...]

4 02, 2017

Sobriety: The Gift that Keeps On Giving

2017-02-21T20:22:24+00:00 February 4th, 2017|2 Comments

I’ll always remember how angry I was the day someone suggested I give up drinking. I had gone out with some friends to celebrate my birthday. My birthday technically fell on a Monday, so we all went out for drinks the Saturday before. Things got a little crazy, as they always would with the crew. [...]

1 02, 2017

Common Questions About Intensive Outpatient Programs for Addiction

2017-02-21T20:34:38+00:00 February 1st, 2017|2 Comments

For many, addiction can be one of the most difficult things to overcome, and intensive outpatient programs may be the best way for those struggling with addiction to recover. When the word ‘rehab’ comes up, most people tend to think of residential rehab, or inpatient addiction treatment programs. This is the kind of addiction treatment [...]