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Addiction Recovery Topics: Free Help

  • Garbage Rules will prod you to face the self-defeating thinking that’s keeping you addicted.
  • Ego will help you to understand and overcome the underlying problem in your addiction.

“Vices are never genuinely tamed.” —Seneca

“Recovery is the process of recovering who you were as a child.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

“Regard your addiction as a whiny brat, not as a powerful monster.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

“It is easier for the will to cut off certain things utterly than to use them with restraint.” —Seneca

“When confronted with a situation which we cannot change, we are then challenged to change ourselves.” —Viktor Frankl


  • Read for a beginner’s change of attitude.

Believe in Recovery it Is Everywhere

  • See the principle of recovery in all these words starting with “r.”

Raise, reacquire, readjust, reawaken, rebirth, reborn, recall, recapture, recision, reclaim, recommence, recondition, reconstruct, recoup, recover, recovery, recreate, recruit, recycle, redeemed, redemption, rediscover, reenlist, reestablish, reform, reformation, refresh, refurbish, regain, regenerate, regroup, rehabilitate, reimbursement, reinstatement, reinvigorate, rejuvenation, remake, remission, remodel, renew, renovate, reoccupy, reopen, reorganize, repair, reparation, repeat, replace, replan, replevin, replevy, repossess, rescue, reset, rest, restate, restitute, restock, restoration, restore, resume, resumption, resurrect, resuscitate, retake, retread, retrieve, return, returned, revamp, revitalize, revival, revive, rise, rising.


No-ting Is the Number One Cause for Doing What You Don’t Want to Do

  • No-ting is the number one cause of the failure to control compulsions and unwanted urges.
  • Read Don’t Read This! to understand no-ting and its impact on your life.

“The strongest addiction is to the hunger to be right about what is interpreted to be wrong.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice


12 Steps Simplified

  • Compare to the 12 Steps in AA.

12 Steps of Recovery Simplified


2 Positive & Helpful Ideas for Coping with an Addiction

“Believe in recovery, redemption, and rehabilitation, especially when the world wants to punish you instead of helping you.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

“Distract yourself for twenty minutes from a compulsion or urge, and you will find that it has lost its power.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice


  • Read for a beginner’s change of attitude.

Self-Help Groups for Substance Abuse

  • We have no financial interests in any treatment, recovery, or support groups or programs.

  • 12 Step Programs of all kinds with links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_twelve-step_groups


  • Addiction support groups with a psychological focus:

http://www.smartrecovery.org/


  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)—the spiritual focus:

http://www.aa.org/


  • Buddhist Inspired Recovery Groups

https://refugerecovery.org


  • Christian Inspired Recovery Groups

http://christians-in-recovery.org

https://overcomersoutreach.org


  • Facebook Recovery Groups & More

https://www.facebook.com/LifeRingWorldWide/?hc_location=ufi

REBT Recovery & Smart Recovery: External Link, not Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/groups/smartrecovery/?hc_location=ufi

Secular Organizations for Sobriety aka Save Our Selves aka SOS

https://www.facebook.com/groups/251215211975/?hc_location=ufi

Stoic Recovery (From Addiction): External Link, Not Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/groups/stoicrecovery/


  • Read for a beginner’s change of attitude.

Treatment Information for Substance Abuse

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SAMSHA: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration


Drug & Alcohol Rehab Programs For Senior Citizens


Buckeye Recovery Network: an ecosystem for recovery from drugs & alcohol


Ampelis Recovery


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General Information & More on Substance Abuse

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Veteran Substance Abuse


Is My Teen Using Drugs? (A Guide to the Signs of Drug Use in Teens)


Talking To Teens About Drugs & Alcohol: A Guide for Parents


A Guide to Teen Opioid Addiction


Is Mixing Drugs & Alcohol Dangerous?


National Council for Aging Care


National Council on Seniors Drug & Alcohol Rehab


Treating Pain Without Opioids


Dealing Successfully with Grief & Loss Issues


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  • Read and discover the best diagrams and maps of how people control and manipulate you.

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