Get Help: 888-312-4220

HEROES BLOG

A culmination of thought, advice, and personal experience from Heroes In Recovery Lead Advocates and Guests, who help bring our cause to light.

Heroes in Recovery
Bo Brown

Taking Responsibility

March 9, 2018 by Bo Brown

We can get better and live productive lives with healthy relationships with treatment, skills, and our own willpower. It is a constant work in progress, but with help from friends and families, we can eventually get to a place where we can all heal.

Continue Reading
Susanne Johnson

My Addiction:  How Does It Affect My Parents or Spouse?

March 5, 2018 by Susanne Johnson

I want to say I am sorry to my parents, but sadly, they have both passed away and never got to see me sober. I wish they could have. I hope they see me from above with a smile today, and feel proud of their daughter who made it some years ago. I’m grateful for my husband, who has stood by my side the past 20 years and through my addiction and recovery. He’s my rock.

Continue Reading
Bo Brown

Finding Emotional Sobriety

February 26, 2018 by Bo Brown

I am as strong as I believe I am. Today, I know that I am strong. Although there are days that I may not visually express my emotions as joyous, happy and free, my inner being carries these principles.

Continue Reading
Jamie Thompson

Befriending Anger

February 24, 2018 by Jamie Thompson

Welwood notes this process is not instant, but takes time and we are gradually able to hold our seat longer and longer.  That bit of advice can go a long way with me when I start to get mad at myself for getting angry. That awareness helps me to come back to my seat and the more I practice, the more I can befriend anger. 

Continue Reading
Amy Cooper

Are you Running to, or Running Away from Recovery?

February 21, 2018 by Amy Cooper

When getting sober, the first 90 days come with huge changes. Whether we choose residential treatment, outpatient treatment, or meetings, the first 90 days are very critical. This is where the fog starts to lift in our brain and our bodies often try to fight the changes all the way around.

Continue Reading
1565 Stories