The Phoenix does not mourn what lies in its ashes; the serpent does not mourn its old skin. (Arthur Frank) If you bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth will save you. If you do not bring forth what is within you, what you do not bring forth will destroy you.  (Gnostic(……)

Helping others has been an integral part of the folk wisdom about addiction recovery for more than 250 years.  From early Native American recovery circles, early Euro-American recovery mutual aid societies and the 20th century advent of 12-Step recovery through the ever-widening menu of religious, spiritual and secular recovery pathways, the message has been clear: (……)