How to Know You’re Ready for the First Step of Recovery

How to Know Youre Ready for the First Step of Recovery

If you’ve just admitted to yourself that you’ve got a drug or drinking problem – you’ve already taken the first step of recovery.

However, it’s hardly ever as simple as waking up one morning and deciding you’re going to quit. Rather, it’s recognizing that you’re ready to start the journey toward smart recovery and enlisting the help of others to make sure you enjoy recovery for life.

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Are You a High-Functioning Alcoholic?

High Functioning Alcoholic

If you ask most people what an alcoholic looks like, they’ll describe someone who’s constantly drinking and is unable to maintain work, family, and personal relationships.

But it’s not always that simple.

Even though some people abuse alcohol, they still seem fine. And that’s why they’re described as a “functioning” or “high-functioning alcoholic.”

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