Community is Key to Recovery

In this episode of We Digress, Dave and Deb talk about community and briefly wax nostalgic over small-town life in autumn.

Ah, the joys of small-town living…

On the one hand, everyone knows everyone else. On the other hand, everyone knows everyone else. Or, as Dave says, we get “all up in each other’s business.”   

Is there value in built-in accountability from living around people who know you? What happens when you open up your business to everybody?

A supportive community is one of the most critical success factors for sustained recovery. But most addicts have burned through their community by the time they hit “rock bottom.” 

You are a part of someone’s safety net whether you know it or not. This episode is one of a two-part conversation

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By Deborah Beddoe

Deborah lives in Poulsbo, Washington with her husband David. They've been married for more than two decades and have four fantastic children, two very demanding cats, and a giant puppy.

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