Beyond Abstinence

How to flourish in addiction recovery

Stare Down Those Inner Demons and Rebuild Your Life

A strong dose of positive psychology can help give addicts the foundation they need to recover. By taking on self-doubt every day, fighting back thoughts of hopelessness and setting his sights firmly on the positive, the recovering addict learns to focus on what is positive within him or her. Read More

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Jason Powers, M.D., is certified in addiction and family medicine and serves as chief medical officer at Right Step and Promises Austin.

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