RECOVERY

Justin in Recovery
October 8, 2020

A Perspective on Time and Overcoming Addiction

It is the million-dollar question. How long does it take for someone to truly overcome an addiction? There are many more questions that will arise within that question.

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Justin in Recovery
September 28, 2020

Life After Addiction

A lot of emphasis is put on the pain and anguish that both addicts and families often suffer when we discuss what addiction does to our society. Having lived through it, I know all about that as well as how easy it is on addicts and families to lose hope amid the struggle. While I understand that, I would like to focus on what life can be like once addiction has been overcome.

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Justin in Recovery
September 27, 2020

Justin Joins the Body Chat Podcast

I was fortunate enough to be on Dr. Stephen Nedd’s Body Chat Podcast recently and spoke with Ron Nedd on the Narconon Program, my experience with addiction and other treatment facilities, as well as all of the great successes I have had the privilege to be a part of as a staff member at Narconon Suncoast.

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Justin in Recovery
August 26, 2020

The Holistic Approach to a Successful Recovery

It seems that that behind every drug, there is another drug to help with that drug.

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Justin in Recovery
August 17, 2020

Our Safety Measures as We Continue to Help Addicts During COVID-19

At Narconon Suncoast, we have precise protocols and preventative measures in place to ensure our facility is the safest place possible for anyone seeking treatment.

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Justin in Recovery
August 6, 2020

How a Change in Perception and Approach Can Make All the Difference

If you look in a dictionary, the definition of an addict is straight forward. It is defined as “a person who is addicted to a particular substance, typically an illegal drug.

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Justin in Recovery
June 18, 2020

Isolation, Relapses, Recovery, and Finding My Path

It always started the same. I would get out of a treatment facility or detox center feeling confident and ready to get back to my life and do what needed to be done.

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Justin in Recovery
June 3, 2020

A Little Positivity in Trying Times

The news has not exactly been brimming with positivity recently, as 2020 will undoubtedly go down as a historic year. Between the looting and riots caused by tragic current events, the COVID-19 pandemic and lives lost along with the economic fallout from the quarantine that has adversely affected numerous businesses, homes, and families, the year has been full of heartbreak on a global scale.

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Justin in Recovery
May 25, 2020

A Father’s Perspective on the Pain of Addiction and the Joy of Recovery

Addiction effects more than just the addict, the family suffers right along side them. However, a successful recovery also has the capacity to allow the family to reap the rewards and benefits as they also begin to heal.

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Justin in Recovery
May 23, 2020

What I Gained and Lost During My Recovery

A full recovery from drug addiction is a journey, and I have gained and lost, quite a bit through it all. I have written before that my ability to leave addiction behind had more to do with my commitment to becoming a better person than it was about removing drugs and alcohol from my life.

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