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Methadone Quotes: Keeping You Motivated Through Treatment

Posted on :  June 18th, 2016  |  By :  towardsrecovery

During difficult times, being able to relate to other people can help. Your counselor, physician, and pharmacist can provide some motivation, but not like the people who have struggled through the same difficulties as you have. One of the most useful ways to stay on track is to have helpful quotes nearby. Whether you put one on your favorite coffee mug or you keep one folded up in your wallet, pick a few favorite quotes and read them when you are in need of a little pick-me-up.

Quotes about Hope

“Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don’t give up.” – Anne Lamott

“There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.” – Orison Swett Marden

“There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” – Leonard Cohen

“From the withered tree, a flower blooms.” – Unknown

“Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.” – Benedict de Spinoza

Quotes about Recovery

“Our family is affected by addiction. I will accept it, find strength in God and my recovering community, and go forward.” – Libby Cataldi

“People spend a lifetime searching for happiness; looking for peace. They chase idle dreams, addictions, religions, even other people, hoping to fill the emptiness that plagues them. The irony is the only place they ever needed to search was within.” – Ramona L. Anderson

“Relax. Breathe. It takes time, but there is great joy to be had in moments of every day. Just remember, you’re learning new steps, a new dance.” – Lisa Frederiksen

“Getting sober was one of the three pivotal events in my life, along with becoming an actor and having a child. Of the three, finding my sobriety was the hardest thing.” – Gary Oldman

“Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see bird that had the blues? One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses.” – Dale Carnegie

Quotes about the Journey

“Every day men, women, and adolescents take their first steps on this journey. Dramatic changes do happen.” – Joe Herzanek

“Experience is not what happens to you, it is what you do with what happens to you.” – Aldous Huxley

“When women sit in a circle a sacred space is created to work and create together, listen, learn and share with one another—to get support from one other.” – Shelley Richanbach

“Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.” – Brian Tracy

Don’t let the past steal your present.” – Terri Guillemets

Quotes about Addiction

“Addiction begins with the hope that something ‘out there’ can instantly fill up the emptiness inside.” – Jean Kilbourne

“You’ve recognised a fundamental feature of an addict’s life. Maintaining your habit is so important you’ve no real interest in anything else.” – Marian Keyes

“As a rule, men worry more about what they can’t see than about what they can.” – Julius Caesar

“The truth is that almost two thirds of Americans have friends or family members who have struggled with addiction. – William Cope Moyers

Choosing a favorite quote for different situations can be a liberating moment. Many addicts feel like they are completely alone in their journey to sobriety. In many cases, family members are unable to provide the type of support that recovering addicts need. Finding a shared voice, like that of someone who has experienced methadone treatment, can make the journey more comfortable and successful.

Who We Serve ?

  • Individuals using/abusing street narcotics (e.g. heroin).
  • Patients abusing prescription narcotics(i.e., Codeine, Talwin, Percocet/Percodan, Dilaudid, Morphine or Demerol, et cetera).
  • Individuals displaying any of the following behaviours: Compulsive drug use or drug seeking/craving.
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