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January 15, 2021

Enabling the Addict: Understanding the Role of Codependency

When there is a call to Bridging the Gaps, for help for an addicted person, who do you think does the reaching out? Sometimes it is the person themselves, the addict or alcoholic. More often, it is a family member or close friend of the person in trouble.
December 30, 2020

Having had a Spiritual Awakening as a Result of These Steps

n the first 8 years of my recovery, each year at New Year’s eve, not drinking, I would spend the time after the sober New Year’s Eve dance (yes, it is possible to have fun sober!), sitting with my journal and mindfully listing the goals I had in mind for the upcoming year.
December 22, 2020

7 Tips to Navigate Early Recovery During the Holidays

Navigating early recovery during the holidays can be a challenge. You may need to change some of your traditions, and emotions may run extra high.
December 15, 2020

Gold Standard of Treatment: 3-Year CARF Accreditation

For three days in October we had two qualified professionals reviewing our program. Through that process they are able to identify areas for our organization to grow. They help us look at our organization through an objective lens so that we can become a stronger organization. In addition the identify our strengths so that we can bolster them.
December 2, 2020
Online 12 step meetings

Keeping Recovery First During the Pandemic by Joining Online 12 step Meetings

2020 has been quite an unexpectedly difficult year for everyone. For those of us who are in recovery from alcoholism and drug addiction, COVID has caused an even greater challenge.
November 25, 2020

A Sunflower of Gratitude

Here’s a little present for you – a Sunflower of Gratitude…Actually it’s part of a little gratitude exercise I’d like to offer you as we contemplate what we are doing here in recovery this year at Thanksgiving.
November 5, 2020

Video: More About Phase I at Bridging the Gaps

Bridging the Gaps specializes in using an integrated approach to addiction treatment. Our treatment program is broken into 4 phases. Lead clinician, Bryon Powell, provides a basic overview of the first phase of treatment.
October 28, 2020

Video: Nutrition in Recovery

Becca Clay explains the role nutrition plays in addiction recovery.