Tag Archives: addiction

Meta Recovery: Building a life second to none

Remaining open to change in mind and spirit isn’t easy. Our own fears and insecurities often lead us to isolate, drink, use, or binge eat, restrictive eat, over exercise, under exercise…. Manipulating our own little world gives the illusion of power in a Universe that can feel so chaotic. Taking action is important to recovery, […]

Addiction in the family: We are increasing community support

Last night’s “Addiction in the Family” event at the B.A.R.N. was a remarkable success. The turnout and participation were incredible. It was amazing to see so many new faces and old friends. Tons of existing support groups were represented. It was so cool to see people in long term recovery sharing their experience, strength, and […]

Addiction in the family: Education and Support

Please mark your calendars for this local event. It’s free of charge and is a stakeholder meeting to develop greater support for families and friends who have loved ones in active addiction or early recovery: Wednesday, May 3, 5:30-7:00 PM The BARN (Bangor Area Recovery Network) 142 Center Street, Brewer, Maine The goal of this meeting is […]