100 Recovery Reflections

Anniversary Blog Writing ImageFor those of you who have shared this journey with me, today marks the 100th recovery reflection posted at www.williamwhitepapers.com.  Here’s a recap of some of the territory we have covered.

 

  1. Private Grief to Public Advocacy (July 5, 2013)
  2. Critics as Benefactors (July 18, 2013)
  3. Myth, Story, and Recovery (July 23, 2013)
  4. Moral Panics, the Limits of Science, and Professional Responsibility (July 25, 2013)
  5. Recovery Durability:  The 5-year Set Point (July 31, 2013)
  6. Helping Yourself to Recovery (August 5, 2013)
  7. The Work of Addiction Recovery (August 10, 2013)
  8. Recoveries Up in Smoke (August 23, 2013)
  9. Stigma and Recoveryism (August 28, 2013)
  10. A New Era of Recovery Support (August 30, 2013)
  11. Recovery Mobilization in East Africa (August 31, 2013)
  12. Recovery Stories before AA (September 6, 2013)
  13. On Hijacked Brains and Social Stigma (September 13)
  14. A Test of Recovery Management:  Or was it?  (September 20, 2013)
  15. Recovery for the Health of It (September 27)
  16. NA Comes of Age (October 7, 2013)
  17. Toward a Global Recovery Advocacy Movement (October 11, 2013)
  18. Recovery & Harm Reduction in Philadelphia (October 20, 2013)
  19. Addiction:  A Question of Chronicity (October 26, 2013)
  20. Precovery:  “And then the Miracle Occurred”  (November 1, 2013)
  21. Passing of a Pioneer (November 14, 2014)
  22. On the Shoulders of Giants (November 24, 2013)
  23. In Praise of Patrons (November 28, 2013)
  24. More Varieties of Recovery Experience (November 30, 2013)
  25. What is Recovery? (December 5, 2013)
  26. Community Recovery (December 7, 2013)
  27. Personal Failure or System Failure? (December 14, 2013)
  28. The Masks of Addiction & Recovery (December 20, 2013)
  29. Recovery in the Wind (December 28, 2013)
  30. Anticipatory Grief and Family Recovery (January 3, 2014)
  31. State of the New Recovery Advocacy Movement (January 11, 2014
  32. Recovery and Justice (January 17, 2014)
  33. Recovery is Contagious Redux (January 24, 2014)
  34. Advocacy for the Lost (February 1, 2014)
  35. Addiction Recurrence after Prolonged Recovery (February 7, 2014)
  36. Amplified Recovery (February 16, 2014)
  37. Language Abuse (February 21, 2014)
  38. Waiting for Breaking Good:  The Media and Addiction Recovery (March 1, 2014)
  39. Recovery Landscapes (March 8, 2014)
  40. Recovery Checkups (March 14, 2014)
  41. Shedding Skins in Recovery (March 21, 2014)
  42. No More Graduations (March 28, 2014)
  43. Stop Kicking People out of Addiction Treatment (April 4, 2014)
  44. A Grieving Parent on the Meaning of Parity (April 11,2014)
  45. Lessons from an Earlier Era (April 18, 2014)
  46. Radical Recovery Revisited (April 26, 2014)
  47. Reflections on AA’s Resilience (With Ernie Kurtz, May 2, 2014)
  48. Brain Surgery as Addiction Treatment? (May 7, 2014)
  49. Experiencing Spirituality (May16, 2014)
  50. Pioneer Voices (May 23, 2014)
  51. A Rendezvous with Hope (May 30, 2014)
  52. The Language of Recovery Advocacy (June 7, 2014)
  53. Volunteerism and Addiction Treatment (June 13, 2014)
  54. Recovery Advocacy and Personal Philanthropy (June 19, 2014)
  55. Year of the Dragon (June 29, 2014)
  56. 55 Recovery Reflections (July 4, 2014)
  57. Addiction Recovery and Intergenerational Resilience (July 11, 2014)
  58. From the Rooms to the Streets (July 18, 2014)
  59. Recovery for a Higher Purpose (July 24, 2014)
  60. AA Agnostica and the Varieties of AA Experience (With Ernie Kurtz, August1, 2014)
  61. Drug Legalization and Recovery Space (August 8, 2014)
  62. Recovery in an Age of Cynicism (August 15, 2014)
  63.  The Power of Peers (August 22) Proofed and Ready for Posting
  64. A Tale of Two Men (Science, Spirit and Recovery) (August 29, 2014)
  65. Personal Reflections on Recovery Month 2014 (September 5, 2014)
  66. Treatment (By Itself) is Not Enough (September 12, 2014)
  67. Stigma and Service Integration (September 19, 2014)
  68. A Milestone for SMART Recovery (September 26, 2014) 
  69. Listening across the Stage of Recovery (October 3, 2014)
  70. Stigma Reduction through Recovery Contact (October 10, 2014)
  71. The History of Addiction Counseling in the United States (October 15, 2014)
  72. The Recovery Closet:  Reflections on Coming Out Part 1 (October 17) 
  73. The Recovery Closet:  Reflections on Coming Out Part 2 (October 22)
  74. Further Reflections on “Dual Citizenship” in Recovery (Bill White and John Kelly, PhD, October 31, 2014)
  75. Recovery Conversion (November 7, 2014)
  76. The Boundaries of Recovery (November 14)
  77. Predicting Addiction/Recovery Trajectories (November 21)
  78. A Different Kind of Evidence (November 28)
  79. Prison-based Recovery Advocacy (The San Quentin Story) (December 4) 
  80. The Roots of Recovery Management (December 13)
  81. Recovery:  Principles to Service Practices (December 19) 
  82. Testimonies of a Mother and Father (Margot Head and Bill Williams) (December 26)
  83. Symbolic Firsts in Addiction Recovery (January 2, 2015) 
  84. The Recovery Scholarship of Ernest Kurtz (January 9, 2015)
  85. A Person Tribute: Ernie Kurtz (1935-2015) (January 30, 2015)
  86. “Tough Love” Exposed (February 6, 2015)
  87. Day of the Asylum (February 13, 2015)
  88. A Rising Recovery Advocacy Movement in Canada (February 21, 2015)
  89. From Trauma to Transformative Recovery (February 28, 2015)
  90. Community Recovery on the College Campus (Bill White & Kitty Harris, April 7, 2015)
  91. Defining Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care (May 1, 2015)
  92. A Different Kind of Inventory (May 7, 2015)
  93. Recent Life-in-Recovery Survey Results (May 15, 2015)
  94. Tribute to a Recovery Management Pioneer (May 20, 2015)
  95. Stigma Reduction through Contact Strategies (Bill White & Tom Hill, May 22, 2015)
  96. Recovery behind the Walls ((Bill White, Chris Budnick, Boyd Pickard, May 29, 2015)
  97. The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 (June 5, 2015)
  98. Portraits of Recovery: “Hello, My Name is…” (June 12, 2015) 
  99. An 80th Anniversary Tribute to Alcoholics Anonymous (Ernie Kurtz and Bill White) (June            19, 2015)  

Thank you for your words of encouragement to continue these reflections.