Spirituality And Higher Powers In Recovery Aren’t The Same As Religion In Recovery

Many people with addictions are put off getting help because they have heard that there is a spiritual or higher power element to recovery, and they do not feel that they can function within a spiritual framework.

Spirituality and addiction recovery sometimes seem to go hand in hand. The 12-step/fellowship movement, with its focus on a higher power, can be particularly challenging for some individuals.

In this article, we look at how spirituality fits into recovery and what a higher power may look like to you if you’re an atheist…