We Do Recover

The misconception many people have is that once a person is an addict, they will always be an addict. I was addicted to methamphetamine for 25 years before participating in a residential treatment program. I now have over 6 years clean and sober, and work with people promoting and supporting recovery. What I have not only learned, but have also experienced, is that an addiction to any substance,…

Recovery

You have just finished a treatment program for your substance use disorder and have 30 days of sobriety. Congratulations! You are hopefully starting on a long road to fruitful and joyous recovery. Now is a good time to take a good look at your physical health. The alcohol/drugs have been out of your brain for a while, you are thinking clearer. It would not be a good start to your recovery to fall…

Fun in Recovery

Fun in Recovery

When I got clean I thought I was doomed to never have fun again. I could not imagine finding joy in my life without being under the influence of alcohol or drugs. I was willing to do whatever it took to stay clean, including hanging around people who were also clean and sober. These new friends I had made were happy and did things for fun that…

A New Look

A New Look

As I write this, it’s relatively quiet here at Redmond Residential. Lately that hasn’t been the norm around here. Mostly, it’s the sound of saws and hammers, pry bars and sledgehammers. It’s also the sound of new carpet and floors being put in, of painting and of electrical…

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