top of page
  • Writer's pictureMARJORIE FERGUSON

Finding Our Footing Through Our Moral Codes- Our Value Systems

Often when addiction is raging within, there are no redeemable values and the mind has snapped shut. The attitude is one of "know-it-all-ness" and hopelessness. We are following an inner drive to escape reality but as we develop into sober individuals, we When recovery begins, anxiety may reign for the short term, but studies show that as people find and live their value system, they feel better about themselves and their anxiety goes down. It is when we are away from our value system in active addiction, that we lose ourselves, becoming more anxious and afraid. We incorporate defining and living a personal set of values into our workshops, recreation and assistance in exploring work and education options. Residents add meaning and values to their new life both in action and in thought.

3 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

The best thing about being sober

Being sober means that not only are there none of the physical harms like hang overs, but that there are none of the emotional harms like shame and guilt. Instead my favorite thing about being sober i

Why 12-Step?

12-step has been scientifically proven to be the best choice for sustainable recovery for most people. It is a universal need way to know yourself in a group of like minded people. Perhaps the most im


bottom of page