How Can Community Service Help Me?

How Can Community Service Help Me?

Being in a recovery treatment program can provide us with the community and companionship we’ve been missing while living with addiction. When we’ve been isolating ourselves, ending relationships and struggling emotionally, community is often the last thing we think we need. Sometimes we’re prideful and determined to prove to ourselves and others that we can…

The Lessons in Our Mistakes

The Lessons in Our Mistakes

When we don’t have a healthy relationship with ourselves, we also don’t have healthy ways of examining, processing and learning from our mistakes. We’re taught from our families and from mainstream culture that we want to avoid making mistakes at all costs. We see mistakes as evidence of our failure rather than as necessary parts…