“What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.” – Abraham Maslow Mindfulness-based relapse prevention (MBRP) is treatment approach developed at the Addictive Behaviors Research Center at the University of Washington to assist individuals interested in maintaing their recovery from substance abuse or dependence.  Through the practice of mindfulness, you are…

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“Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.” – Ernest Hemingway When drinking alcohol begins to interfere with your life, it is time to reassess your relationship with alcohol, your tendencies to drink to excess, or typical situations with alcohol that lead to problems.  For…

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“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” – Viktor Frankl Addictive behaviors, such as drinking alcohol, smoking marijuana, binging on food, or compulsively gambling, all provide a temporary escape from reality.  When we choose to…

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