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How Tai Chi Helped Me Find My Strength

One writer shares how Tai Chi played an important role in her own recovery from her loved one's addiction disease. Continue Reading

5 Assumptions About Recovery That You've Got All Wrong

By Toshia Humphries

When contemplating sobriety and recovery, many people get so overwhelmed by unrealistic fears and concerns that they never get ... Continue Reading

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How to Find Healing as an Adult Child of an Addict

By Toshia Humphries

Without unconditional love and emotional support, children don’t "grow up" emotionally. This is the very reason children of add... Continue Reading

How to Handle Addiction Recovery When You're an Introvert

By Benhilda Chanetsa

If you're an introvert, you might find recovery especially difficult. You may have covered up your introversion by drinking and... Continue Reading

Evan Bullet James

The Extreme Life of Evan “Bullet” James

By Joanne Chu

Despite a spotty criminal record, Bullet is still roaming where he once ruled—only this time he’s busting down doors to motel r... Continue Reading

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Laughter Through Tears: Why ‘Mom’ is More Than Just a Comedy

By Joanne Chu

We speak with Gemma Baker, co-creator of TV-sitcom "Mom," regarding the show's successful third season and the powerful role of... Continue Reading

Woman envisions a new beginning

Resolution Tips That Follow the Principles of Sobriety

By Joanne Chu

We spoke with Dr. Sack of Promises Malibu on how we can better position ourselves for success when it comes to our end-of-the-y... Continue Reading

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5 Things We Forget About Family and Friends of Addicts During the Holidays

By Colleen Marlett

The holidays can look very different from the point of view of a person whose loved one is suffering from substance abuse issue... Continue Reading

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5 Rock Songs with an Anti-Drug Message

By Elizabeth Seward

While there are plenty of songs out there that glamorize drug use, there are some that do just the opposite. While the effort m... Continue Reading

Sobriety Playlist: 7 Songs That Get You High on Life

By Elizabeth Seward

Bob your head to the beat of these energy inducing hits. Continue Reading

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Getting Help Without Losing Your Job

By Dominica Applegate

You might think that telling an employer about your addiction would paint you as unreliable, the truth is that it shows you’re ... Continue Reading

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Is a Career in Addiction Right For You?

By Toshia Humphries

Since addiction is best understood by those who suffer and recover from it, many people who've experienced the disease firsthan... Continue Reading