When You Hit Rock Bottom

When You Hit Rock Bottom

Humphrey Bogart once quipped, “things are never so bad they can’t be made worse.” Alcoholics and drug addicts who have hit rock bottom belie this sentiment. For them, things have gotten so bad that there is no chance of them ever getting any worse. As horrific as this may seem, when handled properly, hitting rock…

Honesty in Recovery

Honesty in Recovery

Honesty is often a casualty of drug and alcohol addiction. An addict will persist in denying that he has a problem. He will lie to friends and family about his conduct and whereabouts. He will ignore or deflect obvious symptoms of his problem, for example, by blaming job problems on sources other than his alcohol…