Angel W. Abott

Sober Recovery Expert Author

Angel Abott is a content contributor for SoberRecovery. As part of the editorial staff, Angel helps provide resources for those seeking information about life in sobriety through research, reporting and personal experience. "Angel Abott" is a pseudonym. For editorial questions or concerns, please contact [email protected] 

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Addiction Therapy--How It Helps

By Angel W. Abott

Find out more about this type of counseling and if it may be a good fit for you. Continue Reading

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Why Some People Become Addicts and Others Don't

By Angel W. Abott

The nature of addiction is a mystery, but there are certain signs and behaviors that you can look for to better understand the ... Continue Reading

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Signs You Have a Drinking Problem

By Angel W. Abott

Are you worried you have a drinking problem? We explore some of the signs and symptoms as well as some of the possible underlyi... Continue Reading


What Are Specialty Treatment Centers?

By Angel W. Abott

Recovery isn't a one-size-fits-all approach. Continue Reading

Is Your Loved One an Addict?

By Angel W. Abott

Addiction is a diagnosed disease that alters the brain functions of an addict. Obsessive thoughts of using drugs and extraordin... Continue Reading

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Addiction Relapse Warning Signs

By Angel W. Abott

Relapse is when an alcoholic or drug abuser begins using again after a period of sobriety. Relapsing can be a "minor" slip like... Continue Reading

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Types of Addiction Therapy

By Angel W. Abott

Addiction therapy uses the format and ideas behind therapy to go into the issues surrounding addiction. There are several level... Continue Reading

Addiction Support Group Information

By Angel W. Abott

AA may be the most well-known but there are other support groups that we help break down. Continue Reading

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Why Do So Many People Overdose?

By Angel W. Abott

From celebrity drug deaths to a first-timer's lethal attempt, overdoses are all too common. Why does this keep happening? Continue Reading

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Outpatient Treatment Centers

By Angel W. Abott

Learn about this convenient way to receive treatment while remaining in your living environment. Continue Reading