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How to Tell People You Love About Your Recovery

By Rebecca Kovacs

Going through rehab successfully is a huge accomplishment on its own. When we are finally through, there are inevitably people ... Continue Reading

The Past is the Past: 3 Things to Do to Move Forward Without All the Baggage

By Rebecca Kovacs

Some of us can actually feel guilty about going through rehab. But here's the real deal about our struggle and how to actually ... Continue Reading

How to Protect Your Energy If You're an Empath in Recovery

By Toshia Humphries

An empath in a negative environment will absorb the energy around them and likely put their hard-earned sobriety on the line. Continue Reading

How to Harness Healing Energy for Holistic Recovery

By Toshia Humphries

You deserve to feel peace within and around you at all times — emotionally, physically and spiritually safe within your sacred ... Continue Reading

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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

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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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Chester Bennington's Top Songs for Recovery

By Caitlin Thiede

Chester Bennington’s stories of pain are relative to all walks of life, but addicts found a special solace in the Linkin Park l... 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

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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