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This is also an opportunity to work on an all-important issue in early recovery: personal boundaries.
“But what if…?” Coming to terms with the reality of lifelong abstinence is one of the difficult tasks of early recovery.
There’s a lot of laughter in the recovery world, mostly at oneself. Believe me, it helps.
The benefits needn’t be long-lasting, just readily accessible when you discover you need them.
Suppose we could develop cognitive techniques and train the patient to use them whenever symptoms reappeared?
There will be times where you catch yourself lying either in your head or to somebody– fix it, there is major growth there when you do.
You might say the drug itself may not be that dangerous, except to our patients.
In his review of long-term outcome studies involving both alcohol and heroin users, Vaillant noted the inspirational aspects of such participation.
An answer such as vigorous exercise or meditation or going to a meeting will never be as universally attractive to someone a few weeks sober as “well, here, why don’t you toke this?”