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Talk Business – Concerns business owners might have with employing someone who had an addiction to drugs and alcohol

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Talk Business Article – Published 21/09/2016 Concerns business owners might have with employing someone who had an addiction to drugs and alcohol     Unfortunately, there is a great deal of negative connotation and stigma associated with the word ‘addict’. However, when you prefix it with the word ‘recovering’ it takes on a whole new meaning. One of positivity, integrity …

7 Proven Steps to Permanent Happy & Health Addiction

7 Proven Steps to Permanent Happy & Healthy Addiction

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1) Positive Rewards and Negative Consequences 2) Frequent Random Drug Tests 3) Abstinence based therapeutic Programmes 4) Recovery based Role Models, Recovery Sponsors (Mentors), Sober Coaches (AKA Recovery Coaches) and a safe Community of fellow Recovering friends. 5) Modified Lifestyles – Change! 6) Active and sustained monitoring – accountability 7) Regular counter balance of relapse – 12 Step Fellowship Meetings

Codependency and being and enabler

Codependency and being an enabler

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Codependence – a person is “addicted to the addict”; they assume responsibility for meeting the addict’s need and neglect their own Enablers – people who knowingly or unknowingly protect addicts from the natural consequences of their actions “when you choose the lesser of two evils, always remember that it is still an evil” – max lerner