Author: David Crawford

Dating in Early Recovery

Recovery from addiction is not about stopping use.  Stopping use is a step toward recovery.  Creating a new life and letting go of “old ideas” is required to stop the cycle of addiction.  This takes time.  Healthy relationships require honesty with self and others.  Walking through the 12-steps, brings our true selves into better understanding. …
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Importance of employment in recovery in Austin, TX

The importance of employment in recovery.

All the time wasted while in our disease needs to be replaced with accountable and structured activities to help maintain long-term sobriety. Employment can offer that.