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Sober Living

Staying Sober During Spring Break: Is It Possible?

By Dominica Applegate

It's finally time for some fun in the sun, but is there really such a thing as a sober spring break for those in recovery? Continue Reading

Places to Go for a Sober Spring Break

By Elizabeth Seward

Take off on an adventure that won't jeopardize your sobriety. Continue Reading

How Writing Can Help You in Recovery

By Dominica Applegate

Journaling, creating poetry, songs or starting a blog are among the various ways you can vent, process emotions and inspire oth... Continue Reading

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Relationships

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

When Is It Time to Move on From a Relationship?

By Benhilda Chanetsa

How do you know when it's time to throw in the towel? Continue Reading

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Healthy Living

Healthy Fats That Benefit Your Mental Health

By Jamie Yacoub

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

5 Essential Meditation Techniques

By Elizabeth Seward

Get the most out of meditation every single time. Continue Reading

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In the News

Yoga Instead of Happy Hour: What SXSW Did Differently This Year

By Elizabeth Seward

A bit more down dog and a little less face-down (drunk). Continue Reading

What They're Teaching in Marijuana Law College Classes

By Elizabeth Seward

Get schooled on what's going on in marijuana law education and the issues that its tackling. Continue Reading

Does Social Media Promote Alcohol Consumption?

By Audrey Beim

It's not just an innocent "like" anymore. Continue Reading

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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

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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

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Family & Friends

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

Letting Your Loved One Hit Bottom

By Dominica Applegate

Sometimes the hardest thing to do is to not do anything at all. When it comes to your loved one's addiction, letting go of your... Continue Reading

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Op-ed

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