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Sober Living

Sober Friends Around the Globe: How and Where to Find Them

By Elizabeth Seward

While some may say that drinking alcohol makes it easier to make friends abroad, there are actually many other ways to break th... Continue Reading

Time for Summer Fun: 3 Ideas to Get You Going

By Elizabeth Seward

Summertime is a great time to be fully present in the moment. We list out warm weather activities best enjoyed sober in order t... Continue Reading

3 Easy-to-Miss Milestones That Should Be Recognized

By Cassandra Huerta

Getting sober is a huge feat for anyone. As you go from celebrating months to years of sobriety, remember to take time and reli... Continue Reading

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Relationships

8 Celebrity Marriages Impacted By Addiction

By Audrey Beim

An addiction problem can put a strain on any kind of relationship. Only these couples had to endure their personal issues under... 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

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Healthy Living

4 Nutrients to Help Reverse Aging Effects of Substance Abuse

By Jamie Yacoub

The right amount of these vitamins and minerals can help you increase vitality and improve the aging process. Continue Reading

Yoga: Another Way to Treat Addiction

By Chad Arias

This stress-reducing practice can help you achieve a more positive inner state. Continue Reading

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

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News

What We Learn From Scott Stapp's Addiction Journey

By Kelly McClanahan

The former Creed lead singer’s widely publicized addiction story is a prime example of a very common problem in diagnosing ad... Continue Reading

AA Celebrates 80th Anniversary at the 2015 International Convention

By Kelly McClanahan

The July event is expected to draw in the largest sober crowd in AA history. Continue Reading

The State of Substance Abuse in the Military

By Dominica Applegate

U.S. soldiers are fighting a tough battle against addictive behaviors. Here's a quick look at the numbers. Continue Reading

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Kids and Drugs

Why Being a Helicopter Parent Does Not Help Addiction

By Benhilda Chanetsa

Hovering over your child's activities 24/7 may actually be inducing or maintaining their drug and alcohol abuse. Learn to loose... Continue Reading

Top 10 Alcohol Brands Consumed By Youth

By Audrey Beim

A Youth Alcohol Brand Survey reveals that underage drinkers are more likely to reach for these alcoholic beverages. Continue Reading

Alcohol Marketing and Its Impact on Underage Drinking

By Audrey Beim

More and more alcohol companies are catering to adolescent trends in their marketing strategy and the effects are clear. Continue Reading

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Personal Stories

3 Insights About Addiction That's Changed My View of Motherhood

By Elizabeth Seward

Having gone through the fire in the past changes everything now in the present. Continue Reading

Get Adventurous! Create a Bucket List

By Dominica Applegate

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

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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

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Op-ed

Why the Fight Against Marijuana Legalization is a Senseless Battle

By Tess Chedsey

The drug has medicinal purposes, low rates of addiction and the potential to be an American economic cash cow. 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