Living Water Counseling Center

476 Appleton St, Suite 2
Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040
Phone: (413) 315-3194   Email: lwcc94@gmail.com    Fax: (413) 322-8404

 

"Recovery Road" 12-Week Drug and Alcohol Group

RECOVERY ROAD is a support group based on twelve principles for the development of survival skills and logical thinking.


1.   "If you want to quit, there is no time to lose" - An introduction session. 


2.  "Quitting drugs, easier than learning the habit of living clean and sober" - The medical

      explanation and the concept of personal responsibility. 


3.  "The past, the environment, the responsibility" - Your life as a whole.


4.  "A+S=R: Abstinence + Sobriety = Recovery" - A piece of mind formula.


5.  "You need skills to make good decisions, for the wrong ones you need none" - Part I: Rational

      Survival Skills: Vigilance, Intuitive Judgment.


6.  "You need skills to make good decisions, for the wrong ones you need none" - Part II:

      Self-Confidence, Control of your Emotions, Disposition to take Risks.


7.  "Bad habits/Good habits" - Changing toward a new lifestyle.


8.  "Do not feel guilty when the craving comes" - Applying the Rational Survival Skills.


9.  "Can I change?" - Meditating on our personality.


10. "Acts vs. Occurrences" - Responsibility vs. Non-Responsibility.


11. "What is my problem" - Asking the right question. Instead of asking yourself: What's wrong

      with me?, ask: What am I doing wrong?


12. "Making high risk decisions fast" - Applying the new ethical lifestyle.


13. "Living a new lifestyle of sobriety" - Building a new ethical belief system.


14. "If you want to quit, there is no time to lose, all you need is one step at the time" - An

      evaluation session.