ADDITION AND MORALS
Friends and Addiction—How to Help
One of the most common questions I hear is, “How can I help my friend with their drug habit?“ To people who don’t use drugs and alcohol, a substance abuse addiction can seem strange and confusing. Why would your friend continue to use a substance that was harmful to them? Why would they keep putting that concoction of chemicals into their body when it might kill them?
How a Recovering Addict Can Use Decision-Making, Life Skills, Personal Ethics, and Other Tools for Staying Sober
Life in recovery can sometimes be difficult and challenging. But the struggles of life in general are why recovering addicts need to have the tools for staying sober.
Is Addiction a “Moral Failing?”
Across the broad field of addiction recovery, there are many opinions about what addiction really is. Does it really make much difference which definition is correct? It does. Different forms of treatment are based on these differing concepts and definitions of addiction.