What Can We Expect From Someone in Recovery?

Recovery is defined not only by drug abstinence, but by changes in behavior, relationships and life functioning.

Discussion Guide:

Recovery requires changes in almost every area of life. What changes do we expect from someone in recovery?

What does it mean when someone in recovery is still exhibiting bad behaviors and poor choices? Is that “partial recovery”?

Would you want your daughter to date someone who has a history of drug addiction?

When is it safe for you to date someone in recovery?

Supplementary Reading: How Long Does Addiction Recovery Take?

http://blogs.psychcentral.com/addiction-recovery/2012/01/how-long-addiction-recovery/