Buddhism and Addiction: A Buddhist’s Guide to Sobriety

The clear teaching of Buddhism is total abstinence from alcohol and drugs. However, like any religion, those who practice Buddhism are not immune from falling prey to substance abuse. Therefore, Buddhists need help to recover and return to a sober and rewarding life just as much as their fellow human beings who practice other religions or no religion. The principles in the 12 Steps can help anyone willing to take the first steps toward recovery. Find out about Buddhism and addiction below.

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Goodbye Letter to Drugs: Why & How to Write One

Whether you are starting or are far down your recovery path, you may want to consider putting your thoughts and feelings into words. Even if you feel inadequate as a writer, there are so many benefits to writing a goodbye letter to drugs that it is well worth the effort. Not only will it help you put the past behind you, but it will also help you focus on the future.

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