Drinking and Driving Facts

Drinking and Driving Facts

Drinking and driving is a major problem in the United States. To better understand the short- and long-term ramifications of drinking and driving, let’s first consider the following impaired driving statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
How to Develop Patience for Recovery

How to Develop Patience for Recovery

Patience is not easy.  In fact, it is one of the most challenging personality traits to develop on for many people.   The saying, “patience is a virtue” is well known and reminds us that the ability to wait for something without getting angry, frustrated, or upset is...
The Importance of Forgiveness in Recovery

The Importance of Forgiveness in Recovery

Forgiveness is an eleven-letter word – a word longer than most in the English language – but even despite its length, its meaning is far, far more than the collection of letters on paper, or syllables in the air.  Forgiving is one of the most wonderful things you can...
Group Therapy: What to Know for Recovery

Group Therapy: What to Know for Recovery

Group therapy can be a great help for many people, but it’s not for everyone.  Some people thrive in an environment in which they share their feelings and bear their soul to others like them, but for other people, the idea of doing these things can be frightening and...