June 30, 2020

Why do we fail?

There’s a whole school of thought around failure. Why it’s good, why it isn’t good, how to learn from it, why you shouldn’t try to learn […]
March 12, 2020

Spicing Up Group

Group. It’s a fact of life in rehab. It’s where we go to work on ourselves, our surroundings, our addictions, everything. It’s essential to the overall […]
February 6, 2020

The Addict Humor

“If you knew me in my drinking days, I’m sorry. Please allow me to reintroduce myself.” Addicts in recovery have massive amounts of experience meeting things […]
January 15, 2020

The Kratom Dilemma

Recovery and sobriety. Two simple words that are incredibly loaded, and not at all simple. For many, something that takes the place of a dangerous addiction […]
January 6, 2020

Legalize it?

You’ve probably noticed a trend across the USA these past few months. That trend is seeing states throughout the nation legalize marijuana, a substance that once […]
December 20, 2019

Holiday Sobriety

The holidays are upon us! Christmas and the New Year are right around the corner. As is a mountain of temptation. Some will fall to that […]
November 25, 2019

Coping in the Sober Life

To get sober is one thing. It’s tough, it takes hard work and perseverance.  Staying sober is another thing entirely. It’s also tough, and it also […]
November 13, 2019

The What and Why of Sponsors

Once a person has come to WAR, their recovery journey is well underway. Detox has passed, medications, if there are any, have been stabilized, withdrawal symptoms […]