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Don’t Go It Alone: The Importance of Fellowship and Sponsorship in Recovery

Don’t Go It Alone: The Importance of Fellowship and Sponsorship in Recovery By Estil Wallace We are, as humans, a social species. No matter how self-sufficient you are, history shows that we benefit from spending time with like-minded peers who share our goals and values. Fellowship and sponsorship are two foundational components of your road …

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The Power Behind Accepting Powerlessness

The Power Behind Accepting Powerlessness By Estil Wallace From the moment we begin to form our identities, we’re taught that power comes from being self-sufficient. Modern American culture promotes staunch individualism in professional and personal settings, from the glory we assign to self-starters and ‘self-made’ success stories to the way that contemporary television programming has …

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The Importance of Combining the 12-Steps and Therapy

The Importance of Combining the 12-Steps and Therapy By Estil Wallace The 12-Steps, typically associated with Alcoholics Anonymous (or Cocaine Anonymous), is a program to aid in recovery from addiction. Therapy is a form of treatment commonly used for those suffering from mental health disorders. As addiction is often accompanied by mental illness, combining the …

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Why Gender-Specific Treatment Is Important

Why Gender-Specific Treatment Is Important By Estil Wallace When seeking treatment for substance or alcohol use disorder, the choices can seem overwhelming. In addition to the different types of modalities (residential, outpatient, intensive outpatient program (IOP), long-term), there is also the seemingly trivial matter of choosing gender-specific treatment. While you may wonder why gender-specific treatment …

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Your Responsibilities Should Not Keep You Out of Treatment

Your Responsibilities Should Not Keep You Out of Treatment By Estil Wallace Despite the stereotypes of an addict or alcoholic as a homeless, jobless, solitary individual, most addicted people lead relatively normal lives, with jobs, partners, children, friends, etc. Because of this, many people feel like they cannot just put their lives on hold and …

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Walking through fire. A scary yet highly effective approach to long-term addiction recovery

Walking through fire. A scary yet highly effective approach to long-term addiction recovery By Estil Wallace Founder of cornerstone Healing Center December 27th 2019 A problem we can’t ignore Addiction to drugs and/or alcohol has been a heartbreaking part of the human experience for as long as we’ve had written history, yet in recent years …

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Self-Assessment Quiz: Do You Have a Drug Problem?

Self-Assessment Quiz: Do You Have a Drug Problem?

Self-Assessment Quiz: Do You Have a Drug Problem? By Megan Krause Content Strategist, Developmental Editor, Editor, Writer, Managing Editor December 17th 2019 Funny thing about being a drug addict — you don’t have to look like the stereotypical addict to qualify for the disease. The idea that all drug addicts are experiencing homelessness, in and …

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What’s the Difference Between a DUI, Extreme DUI, and Aggravated DUI in Arizona_

What’s the Difference Between a DUI, Extreme DUI, and Aggravated DUI in Arizona?

Types of DUIs in Arizona By Megan Krause Content Strategist, Developmental Editor, Editor, Writer, Managing Editor November 6th, 2019 Arizona has some of the strictest laws in the nation when it comes to driving under the influence. If you are caught driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in this state, you could be …

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7 Things You Need to Do After Getting a DUI in Arizona

Getting a DUI in Arizona Sucks: 7 Crucial Things You Need to Do Now By Megan Krause Content Strategist, Developmental Editor, Editor, Writer, Managing Editor October 8th 2019 We’re not going to sugar-coat it: If you’ve been charged with a DUI in Arizona, you have your work cut out for you. There are a number …

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