Resources come in many different packages. Below are some organizations, books, podcasts and websites that I (and my clients) have found useful. Please reach out if you need an additional resource that you don't see here. ~ Jen
Refuge Recovery is a Buddhist-oriented path to freedom from addiction. This is an approach to recovery that understands: “All individuals have the power and potential to free themselves from the suffering that is caused by addiction.” We feel confident in the power of the Dharma, if applied, to relieve suffering of all kinds, including the suffering of addiction. This is a process that cultivates a path of awakening, the path of recovering from the addictions and delusions that have created so much suffering in our lives and in this world.
Refuge Recovery is a systematic approach to training our hearts and minds to see clearly and respond to our lives with understanding and non-harming. You are entering a way of life that may be familiar to some and foreign to others. In the beginning some of it may seem confusing or counter-instinctual, and some of it is. But you will find that with time, familiarity and experience, it will all make perfect sense and will gradually become a more and more natural way of being.
Making the world a more civil and compassionate place, by doing work we love with people we care about, in a way that is aligned with our values, personality and lifestyle.
To use experience, research, pop culture, and humor to explore and explain self-awareness and mindfulness. Reflective and respectful discourse is offered through the use of podcasts, conferences, presentations, community screenings, group work, individual work, and writing to encourage empathy and compassion for ourselves, each other, and the world.
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.
The ABC Recovery Center provides the best care for people who suffer from drug and alcohol addiction. Our high quality facilities, personal treatment plans and professional staff are always there to help and to plan the best possible program to suit each individual patient. Our efforts go way beyond simply providing a recovery service, as we try to also offer fantastic extra curricular activities at very affordable prices.
ABC Recovery Centers
We create a holistic mental wellness platform that connects a purpose-driven community of passionate people.
Mental health and mental illness are increasingly considered to be the same thing, but they are not. Everyone has mental health, just like everyone has physical health. The real question is, what can we do to optimize our mental health and live a life full of mental wellness?