30 Years of Heavy Recover, Chapter One. Week One: Betrayal/ Hallucinations/12-Step Call/You’re in the Place
We walked over to a line of chairs near the coffee, which I gladly got a cup of. And then another, because I was shaking so strongly it spilled out of my hand. Joe looked at me, nodded, and held the cup for me.
“You’re in the right place, “ he said.
All I know for sure is that the alcohol no longer worked, which is a horrifying thing for any addict.
30 Years of Heavy Recovery: Prologue, 1992. Helmet, Faith No More and passing out at really good concerts
As I keep mentioning, music has been the one consistent, reliable ‘tool’ for me in recovery. I think it had at least something to do with following through with the decision to quit. I keep thinking about what it was, musically, that gave me a push to change things up, and I keep coming […]
Making Addiction Treatment More Realistic and Pragmatic: The Perfect Should Not be the Enemy of the Good
An essay from Dr. Nora Volkow
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