A Safe Haven approach focuses on providing those with substance use disorders help and safety rather than incarceration in order to minimize societal harms.
Posts by David Hampton
Those of us who have spent any time in recovery circles have heard the term, “Taking life on life’s terms.” But what does that really mean?
We have to allow people to feel what they already feel and know what they already know. This is the beginning of true surrender.
Programs that involve 12-Step meetings are nearly universally used in addiction recovery. However, these meetings are not a magic cure-all.
Identity plays a significant role in both addiction and recovery. Learn more about the difference between identity and identifying in recovery.
If you have a dangerous negative inner narrative, it could be holding you back from making the progress in recovery that you are seeking.
If you are truly committed to change, you have to pay a price of some kind. However, the many benefits of recovery are worth any price.
People in the thresholds of recovery are in liminal spaces between a life of addiction and a life of sobriety where we learn who we truly are.