Dear Jeff and Debra, Our adult daughter’s life has been shattered by addiction, causing hurt and harm to everyone around her. She’s been through residential treatment twice, and is now living in a sober house, far from home. She asking us to trust her and allow her to come back to live with us, but […]
Joseph Campbell was an influential thinker, weaving together the stories of many cultures into a seamless narrative. His most famous book, The Hero with a Thousand Faces, demonstrated that the travails of our individual lives and the teachings of the world’s great religions have a lot in common—namely struggle, divine help (usually disguised), and deliverance.
Here is a PDF of an article I wrote for Human Development magazine. The article begins on page 8. Addiction and Redemption, by Jeff Jay The article contains some material from my book, Navigating Grace. It also contains material on Steps 1–5. I hope you’ll pass it on. –Jeff
https://lovefirst.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/iStock-621980842.jpg25763865Jeff Jayhttps://lovefirst.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/LF-master-340x75-300x66.jpgJeff Jay2016-09-16 01:25:102018-07-19 16:53:14Addiction and Redemption: The Way Out
Dear Jeff and Debra, My wife has an alcohol problem, and she knows it. She’s admitted she’s an alcoholic. After trying to quit on her own, she tried going to a few AA meetings, but nothing seems to work. I don’t know how to help her. She’s tried everything. What do you suggest?
The legendary Jerry McDonald of Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, interviewed Debra Jay about her book, “It Takes a Family.” Debra was presenting on the topic of Structured Family Recovery™ and the best methods to increase family involvement and improve treatment outcomes.
https://lovefirst.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/iStock-522861144.jpg25673878Jeff Jayhttps://lovefirst.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/LF-master-340x75-300x66.jpgJeff Jay2016-08-01 01:31:392018-07-19 16:16:57Debra Jay interviewed at the Women’s Symposium
I’m doing a new series of articles for Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation called “Inside the Twelve Steps.” The first article is now available online (free, of course). Inside Step One: http://www.hazeldenbettyford.org/articles/jay/inside-step-one Hope you enjoy it!