Spirituality being essential to treatment never made sense to me. If addiction is a disease, why are we “treating” it with spirituality?
We apply the lessons of Dr. Joe Dispenza to the treatment of substance abuse disorder. Such teaching have a profound impact on reality.
Refuge Recovery is a fellowship of men and women for whom addictions have created a major problem in their lives. The program is based on the principles of Buddhism: particularly the Four Noble Truths & the Eightfold Path. Refuge Recovery is in alternative to the traditional 12-Step Approach to recovery.
Dax Shepard admitted relapse after sixteen years of sobriety. Kudos to Dax for being honest and having the courage to speak out.
The union between the viral pandemic presently at the forefront of American society, and the opioid epidemic of yesterday, have united to create a particularly deadly outcome for the cross section of society susceptible to both.