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Ten Keys to Recovery

This article, written by David Susman, discusses the ten keys to recovery and he identifies the ten keys as the following:

  1. finding hope
  2. asking for help
  3.  getting informed
  4. engaging in treatment
  5. seeking support
  6. developing a plan
  7.  taking action
  8. reconnecting with life
  9. sticking with recovery
  10.  helping others

Wherever you are in your journey of recovery, we here at West Grove Clinic, believe that there is hope in recovery and hope is exactly what we try to instill in our clients whether you are a participant in our Intensive Outpatient Program, our aftercare support group, or are seen individually we are here to help you along your journey to recovery.

Check out the full article here.

 

Sara Saunders, SAC-IT & Intern

 

Hari's Journey in Addiction

In the Ted Talk below, Johann Hari shares his personal journey, one that took him around the world, where he surveyed novel perspectives of factors that can influence the development of addiction, and provides examples of how addiction can be treated. Hari discusses the need for humans to bond and the way in which this can lead to the development of addiction. He also offers alternative means for treating addiction, through compassion, love, and understanding. 

Listen to Hari speak here.

Tom Pfister, Graduate Intern