By The Fix staff
Original Source: thefix.com
Myths have helped us to understand the world around us. They've lead to a sense of order in a seemingly random world, and established a belief in cause and effect that lies at the root of education and enlightenment. But myths can also foster misinformation and superstition that get in the way of mental, emotional, and spiritual progress. A perfect example of this is the wealth of myths that surround addiction, recovery, and treatment. We've taken the prevalent falsehoods and rumors about getting sober through treatment and exploded them to reveal the core truth behind these beliefs.
The concept of "rock bottom" – a breaking point so grievous that an individual must either affect change in their lives or risk permanent incapacitation – is relative: one's idea of their lowest point is different than others, and may not...click here to continue reading