What is a Peer Led Recovery Center?

A Peer Led Recovery Center is a community resource which is open to all concerned with alcohol and drug addiction whether it if for one’s self or loved ones who battle the disease.  It is run by people who are in long term recovery.  It provides a safe, clean and sober location for people in…

Upcoming Event: Fall Recovery Speaker Fest in Portsmouth, NH

On Saturday, October 15, 2016, Safe Harbor Recovery Center at 865 Islington Street in Portsmouth, NH will be hosting their Fall Recovery Speaker Fest from 12 pm – 4 pm.   There is no charge for this event and we will have an inspiring line up of speakers sharing their experience, strength, and hope about recovery from…

Upcoming Event: AA Loon Mountain 12 Step Festival on Oct 21-23, 2016

The AA (Alcohol Anonymous) Loon Mountain 12 Step Festival (Al-Anon members  are also welcome) will be held on October, 21, 22, 23 of 2016 at Woodward’s Resort in Lincoln, NH.  There will be speakers, fellowship, and fun! The Whole weekend is only $190 per person D.O. or $265 Single.  This price includes: Two night’s lodging…

Upcoming Event: Hungry for Hope

A benefit for Safe Harbor Recovery Center called “Hungry for Hope” will be held on the evening of Wednesday, September 14, 2016.  Please join them as they Harvest Hope for the opioid crisis in the Seacoast under the Harvest Moon at One Harbour Place in Portsmouth, NH. Numerous local restaurants, wine and beer vendors, and…

Upcoming Event: 2016 NH Al-Anon Convention in Nashua

The 33rd NH Al-Anon and Alateen Convention with AA participation called “Ways to Wisdom” will be held September 9 – 11, 2016 at the Courtyard by Marriott which is located at 2200 Southwood Drive in Nashua, New Hampshire.  It will be a weekend filled with fellowship, entertainment, member sharing, speakers and workshops.  If you have a…

Upcoming Event: Narcotic Anonymous Convention This Weekend in Nashua, NH

The Granite State Area of Narcotics Anonymous is holding their 9th Celebration of Recovery called “Leap of Faith” at the Radisson Nashua Hotel, 11 Tara Boulevard, Nashua, New Hampshire on August 5, 6, & 7, 2016.  This convention will have activities such as: Workshops & Marathon Meetings Clean Time Countdown & Banquet Merchandise Store Entertainment: Friday…

Recommended Book: How Al-Anon Works

I highly recommend this book to anyone who worries about  a family member, loved-one, or friend that has any kind of addiction.  Al-Anon mainly focuses on helping families and friends of Alcoholics, but it is increasingly helping families and friends of Addicts as well.    This book has about 400 pages and it has so…

Recovery is a Life Long Process

“We suffered from a disease for which there is no known cure. It can however be arrested at some point, and recovery is then possible”. ~ Narcotics Anonymous   For people with addictions, recovery is a daily battle that they must constantly be diligent about fighting.  These practices really can help: Attending 12-step meetings regularly…

Eliminate the “Shoulds”

I just read a really great post called “If You Could Improve Your Life by Replacing One Word Would You?”  It reminded me of some things I had recently learned about why eliminating the word “should” from my vocabulary is something I now work on regularly.  When I tell myself I should be doing more…