Recovery isn’t ‘One size fits all’ – The problem with ‘real’ recovery

25 Oct

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Is addiction a moral failure where the addict simply will not ‘choose’ to stop using drugs or alcohol? Is it still recovery if the addict is given medications to ease the process? What difference does it make if someone chooses to receive medication assisted treatment or chooses to push through the pain of withdrawals in the traditional 12 Step model?

We at Cornerstone believe that either path is an acceptable choice and that there shouldn’t be a stigma placed on those receiving medication assisted recovery. Finding lasting recovery from drugs and alcohol should be the main and ultimate goal of any form of treatment. The path is different for everyone. What does ‘real’ recovery actually mean? Read here and find out!

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