Audrey Beim

Sober Recovery Expert Author

Audrey Beim holds two advanced degrees from major universities, including a Master's Degree in Psychology. She has over 20 years of experience in the health, wellness, nutritional and fitness categories and has used her expertise to write articles for media outlets such as Linfield Media and Examiner.com.

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According to research, bacteria accumulated in the digestive system can produce chemicals that can negatively impact mental hea... Continue Reading

opioid addict

Experts predict the opioid overdose epidemic is likely to continue and will almost certainly increase. Continue Reading

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A recent study revealed that compulsive social media activity is predicted by some of the same characteristics of alcohol abuse. Continue Reading

Addict consuming several alcoholic beverages

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism states that more than 15 million adults and 620,000 adolescents already ... Continue Reading

Exercise as part of an overall addiction recovery plan

Could a physical activity regimen be the ultimate cure-all? Continue Reading

Two boys sit playing video games at a convention, unaware of the dangers of gaming disorder.

Gaming Disorder: A New Addiction

By Audrey Beim

The World Health Organization (WHO) now classifies video-game addiction as a disease. Continue Reading

A group of woman exercise together in a group dance class during their addiction recovery.

Here are 7 activities you can do outside of a gym that are almost too fun to be exercise. Continue Reading

A woman sits by a pool practicing mindfulness techniques to stave off cravings for drugs and alcohol.

How Mindfulness Curbs Addictive Cravings

By Audrey Beim

Mindfulness can be extremely beneficial, especially for those recovering from drug and alcohol abuse. Continue Reading

A cuddling couple uses craft treatment techniques while interacting.

CRAFT: An Alternative to Drug Intervention

By Audrey Beim

The CRAFT method focuses on achieving abstinence by reinforcing sober behavior and allowing addicts to face natural consequences. Continue Reading

An alcoholic grips his beer belly.

5 Proven Ways Beer Ruins Your Health

By Audrey Beim

A compilation of evidence that demonstrates the many ways beer impacts your body and mind. Continue Reading