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.

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Researchers have begun exploring ways in which CBD can serve as an alternative treatment for drug addiction and pain management. Continue Reading

recovering addict appreciative of his authentic self

The Importance of Authenticity in Recovery

By Dawn Hurley

By lacking authenticity, we greatly limit our sense of belonging and our sincere connection with others. 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

Recovering addict practicing Mindful Awareness in Body-oriented Therapy

Based on research, MABT training-based treatment has lasting effects on addiction recovery. 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

woman experiencing depression after using prescribed medication

Long-term use of over-the-counter medications used to treat acid reflux and allergy symptoms carry the risk of depression. Continue Reading

human head filled with fog

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

woman celebrates overcoming her anxiety

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

Pre-authorization requirements restrict access to buprenorphine, which is used to treat opioid addiction. Continue Reading