If you are experiencing a medical emergency please dial 911 immediately
Your sponsor in a drug or alcohol recovery program helps you stay drug-free or sober. He or she will respect your views and shouldn't force his or her views on you. Your sponsor doesn't have all the answers and doesn't pretend to be right all the time.
Your sponsor is someone who has been in recovery for a long time. You will be able to see how the recovery program has helped him or her and how it can help you.
You can find a sponsor by going to a program meeting and asking someone to be your sponsor. Ask someone you feel at ease with and can talk easily with.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Peter Monti, PhD - Alcohol and Addiction|
|Last Revised||January 5, 2012|
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