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Humble Pie, a Recipe for Addiction Recovery
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on March 30, 2017

Humble Pie, a Recipe for Addiction Recovery   Humility has a reputation for a few misconceptions. Some people think humility implies humiliated, liked to the term mortified, until they realize “humility” in the context of the serenity prayer, means to Accept the things we cannot change, the courage to change the things that we can, and the wisdom to…

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My Best Days – How It Works for Me – Chef Wendy’s Recipe for Recovery
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on February 22, 2017

  My Best Days – How It Works for Me, a Recipe for Recovery    You may have heard “How it Works” read in a 12-Step meeting, or you may have wondered to yourself at some point, how do alcoholics and addicts actually stay sober? The reading comes from page 58 in the Big Book…

Recipe for Recovery: Dos and Don’ts to Sidestep Disaster & 10 Tales from Chef Karen on Cooking up Trouble
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on February 15, 2017

A Recipe for Recovery: Dos and Don’ts to Sidestep Disaster with 10 Tales from Chef Karen on Cooking up Trouble   Recipe by Karen Zaccour, Stepping Stone Alumna Whether you’ve taken the suggestions in the rooms of an anonymous program or you haven’t, you may have a few interesting stories about people who try to “get”…

How Drug Rehab Facilities Work
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on August 7, 2016

How Drug Rehab Facilities Work Prospective patients ready to take the next step and seek addiction treatment often want to know how drug rehab works. In order to be most effective, inpatient therapy is the ideal choice. By taking a closer look at drug rehab facilities, individuals struggling with addiction uncover how rehab prevents relapse…

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Why the Real Work Begins in an Aftercare Program
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on June 26, 2016

Why the Real Work Begins in an Aftercare Program It’s often said that getting sober is a lot easier than staying sober, and most people suffering from the disease of addiction know this to be true. Many individuals who come to treatment have either been to treatment before or have tried to get sober on…

What is the Key to a Successful Recovery from Drugs and Alcohol?
The Willingness to Change is a Key Ingredient to a Successful Recovery from Drugs and Alcohol
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on April 14, 2016

The Willingness to Change is a Key Ingredient to a Successful Recovery from Drugs and Alcohol Recovery from drugs and alcohol may seem impossible, but millions of people around the world have discovered that they can overcome their addiction. Not only can they overcome their addiction to drugs or alcohol, but they can also go…

Maintaining Sobriety Through a Viable Support System
The Importance of a Support System in Maintaining Sobriety
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on April 7, 2016

The Importance of a Support System in Maintaining Sobriety The key to maintaining sobriety once treatment is completed by sticking with a support group. While you’re in treatment, you’ll begin to see the value of a support system. Although your one-on-one sessions with a therapist are very beneficial, it’s important to see that you’re not alone…

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I Went to Rehab for a Drug Addiction, Can I Drink Alcohol?
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on April 5, 2016

I Went to Rehab for a Drug Addiction, Can I Drink Alcohol? Drug addiction is a very cunning disease, and it’s the only disease where the mind doesn’t want you to get better. Whether you were abusing prescription painkillers, benzodiazepines, meth, heroin, cocaine or any other drug, drug addiction affects everyone in the same way.…

Five Popular Myths About Addiction That Obstruct Recovery
Five Popular Myths About Addiction That Hinder Recovery
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on April 2, 2016

Five Popular Myths About Addiction That Hinder Recovery When it comes to recovery, myths about addiction can be stumbling blocks for patients as well as their families. Many myths may have some small basis in facts or anecdotal evidence, but some are entirely false, posing a serious threat to those interested in recovery. By exploring…

Heroin is Deadly, Accessible and Extremely Cheap
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on March 15, 2016

Heroin is Deadly, Accessible and Extremely Cheap The opiate addiction curse is wreaking havoc on people’s lives throughout the United States. Despite reports confirming the death toll from the use of heroin and related drugs, people continue to use it. People who aren’t addicted often wonder why someone would continue to use heroin even though…