March 2022

Establishing healthy boundaries

By changing your attitude about what your role is in helping the addicted person in your life, you can begin acting according to this new role rather than merely reacting to what the addicted person says or does. This is done through the establishment of boundaries. Read More…

How does a recovery coach differ from a therapist or a sponsor?

Although nothing prohibits a physician, a therapist, or a sponsor from becoming a recovery coach, most recovery coaches are not medical or mental health professionals, and the role of a recovery coach does not encompass these practices. Read More…

Why do some people become addicted while others don't?

We all know someone who is able to drink moderately, or even to use drugs once in awhile, without it ruining their lives. A lot of people find drugs or alcohol to be enjoyable, but not everyone becomes addicted. Why is that? Read More…

Minnesota Model of Addiction Treatment

Developed in the late 1940s and early 1950s, the Minnesota Model of addiction treatment is widely used, sometimes in adaptive form. Read More…