Thomas shares beautifully on his journey in mental health while working 5 phases of recovery. Life changes brought on by addiction recovery are very difficult. Experiencing addiction, coupled with intense recovery efforts, create perfect conditions for mental illness. Thomas shares his addiction recovery story highlighting the propensities for mental illness. Thomas identifies five situations in his recovery affected by mental illness and shares his experience on how to manage mental illness during recovery.
Reco12 is an organization with the mission of learning and sharing the similarities of addiction of all kinds and gaining and sharing tools and hope from others who are walking a similar path. We come together from all places, faiths ,and backgrounds to gain tools and hope from others who are walking a similar path. Speakers from our past meetings have represented many fellowships and identify with addictions with such variety of alcoholism, drugs, food, sex, gambling, theft, co-dependency, and the anon groups.
We invite recovering addicts with at least 1 year sobriety and who are actively working their recovery in their respective fellowships to share their experience, strength and hope on a live Zoom webinar, each Friday at 12:00 pm central time, for 20-25 minutes. Then, we, the live audience, get the opportunity to ask questions of the speaker for another 20-25 minutes.
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Resources mentioned in this meeting:
David Thompson from ADDO
Addiction Recovery Program
Outro music is “Standing Still” by Cory Ellsworth and Randy Kartchner, performed by Mike Eldred and Elizabeth Wolfe. This song, and/or the entire soundtrack for the future Broadway musical, “Crosses: A Musical of Hope”, can be purchased here: https://amzn.to/3RIjKXs This song is used with the express permission of Cory Ellsworth.
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