pensive man thinking about the medical model

The Medical Model

The first thing people need to know about addiction when they enter recovery is that it is a complex and complicated disease that requires a multi-pronged approach to treatment. It has nothing to do with the strength of character or any fault in personality. Addiction affects people’s brains, their bodies as well as their social…

despairing man struggles to show vulnerability

Vulnerability

No one likes to feel vulnerable. It is a wide-open feeling that many mistake for weakness. People like to think they control their lives and when they feel vulnerable, they feel like someone or something else is making their choices for them. There is a stark difference between feeling vulnerable and being vulnerable. Feeling Vulnerable…