Recovery Is Not Linear (So how do you navigate it?)

As the loved ones of someone with substance use disorder, we so want recovery to be linear. We imagine it to be this straight line angled up, the arrow always moving forward, getting progressively better. That is the expectation most have about recovery, and it is way...

Have You Heard of Double Circle Meeting?

Every Thursday evening we have a little thing we call Double Circle Meeting. It’s one of our free, public resources (along with our online community) that we want to make sure everyone has the opportunity to take advantage of. What is Double Circle Meeting? The...

What is a Recovery-Oriented Decision?

We all make decisions every day. Hundreds of them. Some big like deciding whether to move, change jobs, or get married, and some small like what to eat for breakfast or which outfit to wear. And we all make decisions in different ways. Maybe you decide what to wear...

Why Does YOUR Recovery Matter?

When families first come to us, their focus is entirely on their loved one struggling with addiction. All they are concerned with is how to get their loved one better. That’s our priority too, which is why it often catches families off guard when one of the first...