Dawn Hurley

Sober Recovery Expert Author

Dawn Hurley is a freelance writer in recovery on a mission to share her humbling experience with addiction and the obstacles she is surpassing on her sober path. A true-blue Texan, she resides in the beautiful Texas Hill Country where she finds inspiration, not only for her spiritual growth, but for her writing as well. She enjoys hiking, creating recipes for mindful eating, and living in gratitude.

authenticity in recovery

The Importance of Authenticity in Recovery

By Dawn Hurley

Authenticity as a way of life—with ourselves and others—is vital for long-term recovery, due to its strong relationship with co... Continue Reading

Failed Antidepressant Drug May Ease Opioid Withdrawal

A drug originally developed for the treatment of depression may be effective for treating acute withdrawal symptoms and prevent... Continue Reading

woman practicing MABT

MABT appears to be highly effective due to its deep focus on the biological sources of emotions—a prominent source of relapse r... Continue Reading

recovering addict experiencing relief after detox

These are only a few of the symptoms of drug and alcohol detox, however, overcoming them will mean a healthier you when it's al... Continue Reading

depression-inducing medication

Recent research indicates that there is an alarming number of commonly prescribed medications that have been definitively linke... Continue Reading

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There are simple ways to feed and train your brain in order to regain mental clarity that is equal or close to where it was bef... Continue Reading

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Embracing Anxiety: Surrender to Win

By Dawn Hurley

Thinking that I was somehow unique in my suffering allowed self-pity to lead me into a state of moral decay. Continue Reading

teen struggling with psychosis

Recent findings that medications such as Adderall and Ritalin are causing psychosis in children are too alarming to ignore. Continue Reading

opioid addict denied access to buprenorphine

A recent study found that insurers such as Medicare limit access to certain medications such as buprenorphine, leaving opioid a... Continue Reading

sober couple at prom

Safety and sobriety are well worth planning ahead for, especially when it comes to prom night. Continue Reading