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How to Tell Friends You’re in Addiction Recovery

By |January 27th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Telling those close to you that you’re in addiction recovery can be rather intimidating. While you have probably heard that admitting your addiction is the first step towards recovery, admitting your addiction to yourself can ...

Immersing Yourself In Addiction Recovery

By |October 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you have successfully completed a program of addiction recovery, you are in good position. You have learned that it is possible to break the cycle of addiction. You know working a program is ...

What Is Powerlessness? Step One of the 12-Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous

By |July 3rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

“We admitted that we were powerless over our addiction, that our lives had become unmanageable.” That’s Step 1 of the 12-Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous, and as anyone who is active in the 12-Step community ...

Team Immersion Recovery Center: Running to Raise Awareness for Addiction

By |May 30th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Immersion Recovery Center is partnering with The Herren Project, a non-profit addiction recovery foundation, to run in the 2018 New Balance Falmouth Road Race and raise awareness for the disease of addiction. The 7-mile “fun run,” which regularly ...

4 Personality Traits That Can Indicate Addiction

By |May 25th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The term “addictive personality” suggests a personality type that makes a person more likely to become addicted to drugs or alcohol. But it’s not so black and white. No single personality type sets someone ...

Finding Serenity in Recovery

By |April 26th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

If you’ve begun recovery from a substance use disorder, you’ve already taken the first step toward finding serenity. This is because when you’re in active addiction, your life is filled with chaos and dysfunction – ...

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