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Recover Once and For All…

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Recover Once and For All…

We don’t recover from an addiction by just “stopping.” So many mistake periods of sobriety as “recovery.” We recover from addiction by getting to the reason, the origins, of the addiction behavior itself. Why is the coping strategy of any such addiction needed in the first place? What is the addiction serving or avoiding? This is critical. The addiction starts out serving a purpose, it’s a coping mechanism. It’s a strategy, a maladaptive strategy if you will, but it’s an attempt to provide relief or reprieve from something inside, something aversive within the individual that’s out of balance or overwhelming, that cannot be processed. Addiction ranges from the most common chemical additions, as in alcohol and...

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