Patterns don’t have to be permanent
WRAP and Addictions
WRAP is used by many adults and older teens who want to gain control over powerful urges and unwanted, compulsive behavior patterns. These patterns are often called addictions. They may include:
- Excess or unwanted drug or alcohol use
- Uncontrolled gambling or gaming
- Compulsive sex or pornography use
- Eating disorders
- Lying a lot
With WRAP, you decide what “wellness” and “recovery” look like for you. Abstinence isn’t required in WRAP. There are no “readiness” requirements for WRAP. If you want to use WRAP, that means you’re ready.
WRAP can be used with any other health and wellness strategies, supports, and treatment programs, including 12-step programs.
You can use WRAP to lessen or prevent feelings and behaviors you don’t want or that bother you, increase the sense of personal choice you have about how you live your life, and create ways to gain support and stay in control of your wellness in ways that don’t include using substances or engaging in other unwanted activities.
Addictions Books and Materials
Recent Blog Posts
We are thrilled to announce that the newest book in the WRAP catalog, WRAP for Addictions: Finding Freedom from Unwanted Patterns, is now available for preorder. The 2020 edition of WRAP for Addictions represents the first major update to the book since the original...
One of my favorite things about the WRAP community is the sharing and mutual support that happens here. I particularly enjoy reading comments on the WRAP Facebook page, where WRAPpers from around the world share their ideas and experiences. In May, I shared my own...
Do you ever feel like the universe is trying to tell you something? That’s been me for the last several weeks. It seems like there are “signs” everywhere, and they’re all pointing to one thing: my cell phone. As recently as the beginning of this week, there was even a...