8 Keys to Overcoming Addiction: #1 is to Accept that Addiction is a Disease

By |2020-10-19T10:46:14-04:00December 26th, 2012|The Path of Addiction Recovery|

For generations addiction was understood to be a lack of willpower.  People with this mindset believed that the addicted person chose to make bad decisions and act selfishly.  People thought recovery could be accomplished by forcing addicts to take responsibility for their actions and say “no” to their urges to drink/use. In recent decades, science [...]