untangling the truth and lie about addiction

This post is spot on. Highly Recommended!

christabrennan

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For those who struggle with addiction, untangling reality from fantasy and truth from lies can be difficult. It’s an important part of recovery to confront ones euphoric recall. Euphoric recall is when a person remembers only the pleasure associated with drug use/abuse and ignores the negative consequences. This recall is a lie the addicted mind tries to convince itself is truth. That there are no consequences, and even if there are, they are worth it. When in reality, people who are in the throws of addiction can end up loosing everything they care about, and all too often their own lives.

This drama helps people to have an encounter with their own tangled mess of truth and lie, and have an opportunity to begin to separate the two.

For this drama we will be using 2 empty chairs. It is helpful to have an assortment of different colored scarves so the participant can choose one to represent…

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