Written By, Crystal S. Kauffman
Everyone makes mistakes in life, especially when you are living with an active addiction of any kind. One misstep or bad choice will cause you to feel worthless to everyone around you.
This is the exact time when you will need to embrace the friends and family member’s who love and support you.
Reach out to these faithful loved ones and be truthful about how your life is becoming unmanageable and messy due to your drug or drink of choice.
Additionally, you will need to seek out your God or your higher power, since you will be entering recovery for drugs or alcohol which is terrifying at first. These courageous first steps will allow you a second chance to build the life you truly want.
Start by getting professional help for the mental health issues and your addictions. You may learn that you are actually self- medicating due to an unaddressed anxiety issue or a serious depression problem. Honestly, you even find the strength to begin a new journey in recovery.
Next, find a local Narcotics Anonymous or Alcoholics Anonymous group to free become a member of in your community. There are many different types of recovery groups on Facebook, as well as recovery websites with their own private online support communities.
Be truthful about needing help with an active addiction and any mental issues you may be facing. Chase recovery everyday and soon you’ll be able to hold your head up with joy surrounding your heart.