Recovery meetings are often an absent aspect of Church life. Why? Because messy people have messy problems and Churchy people not only design programs to be comfortable, they don't want to be involved with messy, uncomfortable situations.
Medicine and the Mind — The Consequences of Psychiatry’s Identity Crisis | NEJM https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1910603
“Google Maps will display more the location of more than 83,000 recovery meetings, including Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous, CNET reports.” https://www.cnet.com/news/google-maps-adds-tools-to-fight-drug-addiction/ So far as we know CR / CRI will not be included.
Managing yourself starts with self-acceptance “We must stop hiding behind masks to please the world. If you accept yourself and do what brings out the best in you, your focus changes from trying to be a better person for someone to leading life on your own terms.” Learning How to Manage Your Psychology Changes How … Continue reading Learning How to Manage Your Psychology Changes How You Respond to Everything – Thrive Global
“Disease Mongering?” Can Psychiatry Heal Itself? - Scientific American https://apple.news/A71t-ui9qSkaOnl5flqMlAw “Sales of medications for mental illness increased by a factor of six between 1987 and 2001. Psychiatrists and drug companies aggressively promoted drugs for mild anxiety and depression, which had not previously been considered illnesses. (This is the practice that ...calls “disease-mongering.”) “
Preventing Compassion Fatigue When Caring For Your Partner - Thrive Global Worth a read for sure... https://apple.news/A2Qa7ABd1STm5lU7hEpsMIA
“Though the fig tree may not blossom, Nor fruit be on the vines; Though the labor of the olive may fail, And the fields yield no food; Though the flock may be cut off from the fold, And there be no herd in the stalls— Yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy … Continue reading On what to hope for when it’s hopeless