Sober Living

5 Situations Where Anonymity Doesn't Work in Your Favor

Privacy in AA is important but there are times when having a last name can be extra helpful. Continue Reading

How to Spot an Overdose at a Music Festival

By Elizabeth Seward

Before heading to the desert or concert grounds, know these tips on how to keep yourself and others safe. Continue Reading

5 Reasons Don Draper Drinks on Mad Men

By Tess Chedsey

Everyone at Cooper Sterling Draper Price (CSDP) drinks but Don Draper drinks to the point where he endangers his business, fami... Continue Reading



Identifying Those Who Support Your Recovery

By Elizabeth Seward

Surrounding yourself with people who support your recovery is an important part of staying clean. Learn how to identify those w... Continue Reading

9 Ways to Tell If You're a Codependent

By Dominica Applegate

Does your relationship seem to be more work than it's worth? Is there unnecessary drama or conflict? If so, chances are you are... Continue Reading

3 Tips For Getting Physically Intimate Without Booze

By Elizabeth Seward

It may be scary at first but embracing sex with no alcohol may make for your most intimate experience. Continue Reading


Healthy Living

How to Shrink Your Beer Belly Fast

By Benhilda Chanetsa

Forget sit-ups and crunches--they won't trim your beer bump. Try these simple steps instead and you'll start seeing results in ... Continue Reading

Healthy Fats That Benefit Your Mental Health

By Jamie Yacoub

What you eat can have a direct impact on how you think. Continue Reading



NEWS: Developing Online Program May Help Friends and Families of Alcohol Abusers

By Audrey Beim

Alcohol abuse does more than just affect the abuser. Its influence debilitates all those around. Continue Reading

NEWS: Amphetamine Use Affecting New Demographic

By Audrey Beim

And they might be using it to keep their jobs. Continue Reading

STUDY: Long Hours at Work Can Increase Alcohol Abuse

By Chad Arias

The startling correlation between working long hours and dangerous binge drinking. Continue Reading


Personal Stories

Get Adventurous! Create a Bucket List

By Dominica Applegate

Go on, put down your wildest hopes and dreams. Continue Reading

5 Life Lessons I Learned from My Addict Clients

Addiction counselor Patricia McClanahan shares some of her clients' inspiring stories, and the important lessons they've taught... Continue Reading


Kids and Drugs

4 Social Situations It's Best for Teens to Stay Away From

By M. Lujan

The teenage social circle is a tricky one to navigate. Here are a few guidelines to help keep you on the right path. Continue Reading

4 Lies Teens Tend to Believe About Marijuana

By M. Lujan

The biggest misconceptions youth culture has about weed. Continue Reading

6 Tips to Surviving Single Parenting

By Dominica Applegate

Be the sole head of your household without compromising sobriety. Continue Reading


Family & Friends

3 Attributes to Look for in a Sober Friend

By Elizabeth Seward

Someone who doesn't just talk the talk but who also walks the walk. Continue Reading

What Not to Do: Damaging Behaviors That Hurt the Addict Instead of Help

By Audrey Beim

You may have the best intentions in the world, but these actions make more trouble than good. Continue Reading

5 Truths I Learned About Others After Recovery

By Chris Weldon

The common theme here is that we're all flawed and human. Continue Reading



Josh Hamilton's Relapse: The Right Course of Action

By Audrey Beim

What should the verdict be for the Angels' superstar? Continue Reading

The Foundation of Frat Culture: Is It Brotherhood or Alcohol?

By M. Lujan

Examining an issue that has affected campuses nationwide. Continue Reading

Does Social Media Trivialize Addiction?

By Cassandra Huerta

When are jokes about addiction more harmful than helpful? This article examines how social media and other media may over-trivi... Continue Reading