Tracey Helton Mitchell, author of The Big Fix, explains why relapse shouldn't be treated as a dead end: "There were many relapses that I turned into learning experiences. Recovery is a marathon not a sprint. While not welcomed, relapses shouldn’t be treated as a dead end."
Why do we celebrate quitting drugs, but never talk about quitting smoking? Smoking in recovery is a paradox: I’d chosen to stop harming myself with drugs and alcohol and find recovery, yet I was slowly killing myself by smoking.
Workit Health, created by addicts in recovery and backed by experts, opens an opiate addiction treatment center in Walnut Creek, CA. It serves the Bay Area of California with buprenorphine (Suboxone) treatment & online therapy.