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Recovery By the Numbers the Recovery points system

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Recovery By the Numbers the Recovery points system

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  1. Milton S. Magness D Min, MA Psy, MA(RE), LPC, CSAT Recovery By the Numbersthe Recovery points system

  2. Basic Tools • What are the basic tools of recovery? • Which of these do you consider essential? • Why?

  3. Lifestyle • Originally coined by Austrian psychologist Alfred Adler in 1929. • In sociology, a lifestyle is the way a person lives. • A characteristic bundle of behaviors that makes sense to both others and oneself in a given time and place. • Includes social relations, consumption, entertainment, and dress. • A mixture of habits, conventional ways of doing things, and reasoned actions. • Reflects an individual's attitudes, values or worldview.

  4. Lifestyle • “The typical way of life of an individual, group, or culture” • From Merriam-Webster’s Online Dictionary

  5. Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous • March 31, 1984 to September 2, 1995 • Produced and hosted by Robin Leach • Featured the extravagant lifestyles of wealthy entertainer, athletes and business moguls. • One of the first shows to capitalize specifically on Americans' interest in the lives of the wealthy. • Today would be called a “reality show”

  6. Lifestyles of the Sane and Sober

  7. Recovery as a Lifestyle • Recovery is a way of life • Practiced behaviors become habit • Recovery routines are automatic • Motivation is intrinsic

  8. Phases of Recovery

  9. Phases of Recovery: Survival

  10. Survival Phase—Beginning of Recovery • Marked by: • Fear of going back to former behavior • Relationship crises • Learning about Recovery • Understanding addiction • Lasts at least 6 months • To move to next phase • Minimum of two meetings a week • Must have sponsor • Sober at least three months

  11. Phases of Recovery: Stability

  12. Stability Phase • Settled into recovery routines • Continue minimum of two meetings a week • Focus is on: • Working the steps • Establishing recovery routines • Settling into solid sobriety • To move to next phase • Recovery time: minimum of 18 months • Sobriety time: minimum 6 months • Recovery has become a lifestyle

  13. Phases of Recovery: Sustaining

  14. Sustaining Phase • Deepen recovery habits and routines • Recovery is not a chore but a choice • Friendships developed with recovering persons • Relationship has stabilized • To move to next phase • Recovery time: minimum of 2 ½ years • Sobriety time: minimum 1 year • Have worked all 12-steps

  15. Phases of Recovery: Freedom

  16. Freedom Phase • The place in recovery one aspires to • Focus is on: • Gratitude • Service work • Continuing all recovery routines • Sponsoring others

  17. Phases of Recovery

  18. For Discussion • When did recovery first begin to become a lifestyle for you? • As you look at your recovery, what is going well? • What is not going so well? • Are changes necessary?

  19. Phases of Recovery

  20. Four Primary Areas of Recovery Focus • Recovery Activities/Behaviors • Spiritual • Mental/Psychological • Physical

  21. Recovery Activities/Behavior • Meetings • Sponsor/Sponsee Meetings • Step Work • Program Calls • Recovery-Related Reading • Recovery Night • Recovery Activity With Partner

  22. Spiritual • Spiritual Activity • Attending Services, Tai Chi, Yoga, structured meditation • Recovery Prayer/Meditation • Journaling • Affirmation

  23. Mental/Psychological • Individual Therapy • Group Therapy • Couple’s Therapy • Affirmations • Something Just for Fun

  24. Physical • Physical Exercise • Healthy Eating • Adequate Sleep • Healthy Sex (Also in Spiritual & Mental/Psychological area) • Doctor or Dentist Visit • Date Night

  25. Recovery By The Numbers

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  28. Recovery By The Numbers

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  30. Recovery By The Numbers

  31. Phases of Recovery

  32. Recovery Activities/Behavior • Meetings • Sponsor/Sponsee Meetings • Step Work • Program Calls • Recovery-Related Reading • Recovery Night • Recovery Activity With Partner

  33. Recovery Activities/Behaviors

  34. Recovery Activities/Behaviors

  35. Recovery Activities/Behaviors

  36. Recovery Activities/Behaviors

  37. Recovery Activities/Behaviors

  38. Recovery Activities/Behaviors

  39. Recovery Activities/Behaviors

  40. Spiritual • Spiritual Activity • Attending Services, Tai Chi, Yoga, structured meditation • Recovery Prayer/Meditation • Journaling • Affirmation

  41. Spiritual

  42. Spiritual

  43. Spiritual

  44. Spiritual

  45. Mental/Psychological • Individual Therapy • Group Therapy • Couple’s Therapy • Something Just for Fun

  46. Mental/Psychological

  47. Mental/Psychological

  48. Mental/Psychological

  49. Mental/Psychological