ADDICTION

Justin in Addiction
March 25, 2020

How Recovery Was Achieved When It Stopped Being about the Drugs

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about personal accountability and how much learning the true nature of that for myself helped me turn the corner in overcoming my addiction.

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Justin in Addiction
March 19, 2020

While Country Braces for Coronavirus, Now Is the Time to Get Well If you are Struggling with Addiction

As I’m sure a lot of you have done, I have been following the news closely as we enter unprecedented times with the World Health Organization recently naming the outbreak of COVID-19 a pandemic.

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Justin in Addiction
March 16, 2020

Nothing Worth Having Comes Free

I’d like to say that family is the most important thing to me and has been my entire life, but that wouldn’t be entirely truthful.

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Justin in Addiction
March 12, 2020

As Coronavirus Officially Becomes a Pandemic, Addiction Marches On

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ve likely heard all about the Coronavirus and the efforts to contain it from spreading.

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Justin in Addiction
March 12, 2020

The Truth About Relationships as an Addict

Relationships are something that we as humans simply crave in our lives, and some, if not most of these relationships can be healthy and productive to an individual, but as an addict in a relationship, staying afloat long enough to feel anything is the best…

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Justin in Addiction
March 10, 2020

It’s Time to Wake Up and Make a Change

I wake up at 11 a.m. and check my phone to see if my dealer has texted me. I have been such a good “client” to him, giving him all my money, that he hits me up every day just to let me know he is ready to meet.

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Justin in Addiction
March 8, 2020

My Life Before and My Life Now

I was often told that an addict is an addict forever and that I would never be able to change my ways.

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Justin in Addiction
February 26, 2020

Find the Rock You Need, Not the Rock You Want

It’s a common story for addicts, going to any length for the next fix. When I was deep in my addiction, I would joke about crossing the Pacific Ocean for the right rock at the right price.

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Justin in Addiction
February 20, 2020

If the Battle Still Rages on, Now Is the Time to Fight Before It’s Lost for Good

I received word recently that another old friend had lost his battle with addiction. My immediate thoughts, as is normally the case, were with his family left behind.

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Justin in Addiction
February 18, 2020

Why Everything in Life is More Enjoyable After Addiction Ends

I used to have this idea in my head that no matter what I did, substances always enhanced the experience. If I was going to the beach or fishing on a boat, cold beer was a necessity.

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