The Crossroads Centre Antigua Blog

GRATITUDE IN ACTION

March 26, 2021 | #Recovery Article

This is a wonderful day. I’ve never seen it before - Maya Angelou It is in recovery and through the 12 steps program of Alcoholics Anonymous that I was introduced to the concept of Gratitude. So, like for all the clever suggestions I heard in recov...

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An Excerpt from - My Journey with Addi...

March 11, 2021 | #Recovery Article

Richie R. Counselor Aide, Crossroads Centre, Antigua Addiction is the state of being enslaved to a habit, a practice, or something that is psychologically or physically habit forming, such as narcotics, to the extent that its cessation can feel like ...

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THE VALUE OF SELF-LOVE TO RECOVERY

February 18, 2021 | #Addiction Recovery

Jean-Machelle Benn-Dubois, PhD. LPC NCC ACS Director of Admissions & Continuum of Care Crossroads Centre, Antigua Eric Clapton made a profound statement in an interview with Esquire magazine in 2008 (Fussman, 2014). He noted that “Addiction doe...

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Failure – A Process of Discovery

January 18, 2021 | #Recovery Article

They say that ‘failure isn’t fatal, but failure to change might be’. There is always an air of failure as I speak with an addict in my office, especially when they have come to the point where they are having to talk to me about getting treatme...

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Recovery and Moving Forward During thi...

December 1, 2020 | #Addiction Recovery

This past year has brought about so much change with curfews, socializing, even a simple thing as a hand shake or hug is no longer possible when you greet someone you have not seen in a long time. Covid-19 has created a list of added stressors with u...

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Understanding Fear

November 10, 2020 | #Recovery Article

 What is fear? Fear is a natural and normal human reaction in response to something. Fear can either positively or negatively affect us depending on how we perceive the fear to be. The interesting thing about fear is, that our body reacts in a s...

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