Positive Recovery

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Posted on September 5, 2015
Last modified on May 9th, 2019

Are Your Loved Ones Harming Your Addiction Recovery?

When you’re recovering from addiction, the people who love you the most are probably very happy and relieved. Often they are so glad you’re sober that they want to do everything they can to help you on your recovery journey. Some may try to help you a little too much.

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Positive Recovery – The Best of Both Worlds

Posted on June 12, 2014
Last modified on May 11th, 2019

Positive Recovery – The Best of Both Worlds

The recovery movement—Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and all the groups that have subsequently adopted AA’s model—has been helping people get sober since the 1930s. Positive psychology, while a young field within psychology, has been highly influential in treating substance addictions as well as many other illnesses since the late 1990s. Finding ways to blend the best of what the recovery movement has to offer with the insights and techniques from positive psychology yields “positive recovery”—a breakthrough in healing from addictions.

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