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Soul-Searching Through Grief: A Travel Diary

By Tamara Buchenberger

Losing her was its own rock bottom for me. It got to a point where I had to leave town and take a journey with only my soul as ... Continue Reading

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Why Recovery is the Opposite of a Quick Fix

By Toshia Humphries

Here are 3 things you can do to ensure your recovery journey delves deep and helps you make peace with the root issues and impa... Continue Reading

How to Prepare Yourself for Life Outside the Cocoon of Treatment

By Lyn Geist

By having a plan before leaving treatment, you will know what steps to take to protect your sobriety and continue in recovery w... Continue Reading

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The Reality of Religious Abuse in Treating Addiction

By Toshia Humphries

Noting the differences between religion and spirituality is necessary for recovering individuals and addiction recovery profess... 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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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