Caitlin Thiede

Sober Recovery Expert Author

Caitlin Thiede is a contributing writer for SoberRecovery.

Loving an addict comes with pain, guilt and fear. Over time, your existence becomes a limbo between hope and disappointment. 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

Remaining friends with someone who has fallen into addiction can be heartbreaking for the person who doesn't use drugs. Continue Reading

When Addiction Starts at the Doctor's Office

By Caitlin Thiede

Are prescription pills generating a heroin epidemic in suburban America? Continue Reading

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Here's what you really need to know about the dangers of loperamide as a way to get through withdrawal symptoms and get high. Continue Reading

In 2016, there were 2.34 billion social network users worldwide. With sites like Instagram, Twitter and Facebook even more acce... Continue Reading

Generations are not only inspired by his music, but also his personal story of addiction recovery. Sadly, many more are familia... Continue Reading

woman coping with an addicted spouse

Whether you have knowingly or unknowingly married an addict, loving yourself must always come first in your marriage. Continue Reading

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While dog-friendly rehab centers are an option, bringing your  best friend with you, sadly, may not be the best thing for eithe... Continue Reading

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Should You Bring Your Dog to Rehab?

By Caitlin Thiede

Your pooch can serve as a source of tremendous comfort in moments of anxiety, withdrawal and isolation. Continue Reading