Healthy recovery begins by developing a relationship with one’s self while remaining abstinent from drugs and alcohol. Through the process of self-discovery in sobriety, there will come the acceptance of a new personal identity, which will lend itself to taking inventory of one’s past behaviors and resentments, and open the door to forgiveness, change, and … Continued
In this video, clinician Whitney Balliet offers advice on individuals sharing their recovery status with their employers.
“If Johnny jumps off a cliff, are you going to jump off of one too?” You can substitute your friend’s name in place of Johnny, but you probably remember hearing that question when you were a kid. The admonishment boiled down to this: just because your friend does something stupid, it doesn’t mean you should … Continued
By Alejandra Hamel After completing my first stint in rehab a year ago, I came to a BIGVISION event for the first time. I was really nervous walking into an event where a lot of people already knew each other. Many already felt more comfortable socializing sober and didn’t feel like newbies in the recovery … Continued
Q. Over the summer I went to the outpatient program to help with an alcohol problem I was having. It went well, and I feel like I am in a really great place now. I have since gone back to work as an elementary teacher, and no one knows about me getting help for my … Continued