RECOVERY

Justin in Recovery
July 15, 2021

Artistic Expression in Recovery

In recovery, the need for a healthy outlet is important. The pain and emotions that drugs and alcohol used to mask, represent a void that must be filled, creating a vicious cycle of using, feeling bad, and then using again to feel better. Learning how to replace that cycle with healthy habits is part of recovery, provides self-comfort, and can help contribute to long term sobriety.

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Justin in Recovery
January 26, 2021

Helpful Tips to Support Your Loved One After Leaving Treatment

Helpful Tips to Support Your Loved One After Leaving Treatment

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Justin in Recovery
January 25, 2021

Staying Committed and Making Sacrifices for Lasting Change

At Narconon Suncoast, our program is designed in a step by step approach to handle all aspects of a person’s addiction.

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Justin in Recovery
January 6, 2021

A New Year, a New Hope

The year 2020 is over, and 2021 is officially here.

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Justin in Recovery
January 5, 2021

Is the Twelve Step Model “One Size Fits All”?

Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous remain to be some of the most popular groups in recovery. For as long as the 12-step model has been around, it would make a lot of sense that one and/or both of these groups are usually the first-choice method with someone who is struggling from substance abuse. However, a 12-step program might not always be the best thing for everyone.

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Justin in Recovery
December 23, 2020

Is Addiction Really a Disease?

Instead of viewing addiction as a disease from which one can never recover and that one is powerless over, the answer lies in returning the ability to chose back to the addict. By teaching them life skills and handling cravings, addicts can regain their ability to choose and exercise power over addiction.

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Justin in Recovery
November 20, 2020

Thanksgiving in 2020 and Finding Reasons to Be Thankful

Thanksgiving 2020 may seem like a trivial holiday given all that is going on in the world, but I hope it instead gains value in remembering that for us to recover as a society, we must find the good in all the muck and use it to build a better future.

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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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