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…

An Interview with Steve Crump, Dallas Intensive Outpatient

Addiction recovery is all about learning new skills. In intensive outpatient treatment, clients also have the opportunity to implement those skills in a real-world environment. To Steve Crump, these opportunities are what make intensive outpatient programs (IOPs) so effective. “In intensive outpatient treatment, clients not only learn about addiction and how to stay sober but…

We Do!

How The Right Step Can Turn an ‘Alcoholism Marriage’ into a Happy Union Toby Rice Drews is the author of nine recovery books and is most notable for her million-selling series, “Getting Them Sober.” It is available from a variety of vendors, including peoplejam.com, a website devoted to offering items that help people improve their…

Recovering Completely

The Right Step’s Comprehensive Approach to Addiction Treats Both Body and Mind With all the deftly produced advertisements for substance abuse treatment facilities on television, it’s sometimes easy to forget that, at its heart, recovery from drug abuse is a challenging process that requires both medical and psychological intervention. A recent article on smartguy.com does…