We look at what a Choice Model of Addiction implies, by use of an analogy.
Feelings don’t always reflect reality.
See those pretty people in lab coats? That should give you cause to believe me when I say that 75% of people end their addictions on their own without treatment. Learn why this fact is so important. Also, learn more about how this knowledge applied to my work helping people with substance use problems at the St Jude Retreat House.
New Years Resolutions are often formed as negatives, form them as positives and they’ll more likely lead to actual change rather than disappointment. It’s easier to build new positive habits than it is to focus on not doing something all the time.
What is commonly referred to as selfishness in the recovery culture, is not relly in anyone’s self-interest, and the altruistic strategies prescribed as a solution are self-contradictory.
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