When you get a DUI or undergo a substance abuse-related arrest you might end up facing court-mandated attendance for Court Ordered AA meetings. This usually occurs as an option to help people with addiction issues avoid jail time and rehabilitate themselves instead. AA can be a useful step toward quitting substance abuse and can help… Continue reading What Happens When You Get Court Ordered AA
Although many people may be brave enough to be open and speak out about their issues with addiction, others may choose to remain anonymous. It is important to be respectful of a person’s decision to keep their recovery a secret if they feel it is right for them. Rehab and recovery can be secretive in… Continue reading Why is Rehab and Recovery so Secretive?
Recovery from addiction can be a lifelong journey and sobriety is not always guaranteed even after years of treatment and sobriety. The reality is that people can relapse even after they have been through treatment and lived sober for years, even decades. The risk for relapsing may drop significantly after five years of sobriety but… Continue reading Relapsing After Years of Sobriety