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Jim LaPierre

About Jim LaPierre

Jim LaPierre LCSW CCS is the Executive Director of Higher Ground Services in Brewer, Maine. He is a Recovery Ally, mental health therapist and addictions counselor. He specializes in facilitating recovery (whether from addiction, trauma, depression, anxiety, or past abuse) overcome obstacles, and improve their quality of life. Jim is the cofounder of an online addiction recovery program that is affordable and provides complete anonymity

Boredom in recovery

Emotional immaturity is common is early recovery and for some folks, even with long-term sobriety. Growing up remains optional. I’m not talking about being a “grown-up” or even “adulting.” Emotional maturity is about becoming the person you most want to be – a person who can manage responsibilities, maintain a healthy perspective, and who understands […]