The Importance of Developing Life Skills in Addiction Recovery
When it comes to addiction recovery the most obvious step to take is to stop using drugs and alcohol. But this is really only the very beginning of the process. If the only thing a person does to try and treat addiction is to stop using then chances are the person’s sobriety will not be very stable.
Improving Communication Skills
Training Drills are done after the New Life Detoxification step of the Narconon program has been completed. These drills are done with a partner in order to improve team working skills. The main purpose of the Training Drills is to increase a person’s ability to confront, control and communicate.
Learning To Live In The Present
After the Training Drills have been completed a person moves on to the Objectives portion of the Narconon Program . This part of the program is designed to help a person establish themselves in the present moment instead of dwelling on the past.
Some Things that Have Helped Me Stay Sober After Treatment
I will soon be celebrating my 5th year of sobriety and over these years I have learned many lessons both in and out of treatment. Some of them have been easier to pick up than others however, all of them have helped me grow along the way.
I’ve Learned How to Analyze People In My Life
The Overcoming Ups and Downs Course is designed to give people tools needed to choose who they allow in their lives.
Learning Important Life Skills in Withdrawal
During the Drug-Free Withdrawal portion of the program, students focus on learning to be comfortable without the use of drugs and alcohol. One of the ways we work on this is by doing Training Drills. The two Training Drills we focus on during Withdrawal are “Be there” and “Confront.