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.

sober couple at prom

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

patient getting treated in an emergency room after consuming marijuana edibles

Due to the unpredictable nature of its effects, consuming marijuana edibles poses unique health risks. Continue Reading

recovery school graduate hugging parent

In addition to participating in traditional classes and online courses, students meet with counselors regularly and participate... Continue Reading

Author unravels the complexity of addiction and mental health

Overlapping symptoms of mental health disorders and addiction make it hard to determine the cause of each. Continue Reading


Alcoholics often experience intense sugar cravings after overcoming addiction. Continue Reading

recovering addict uses gardening to nurture their sobriety

It's important to recognize which activities nurture your recovery, and which ones simply distract you from it. Continue Reading

woman on top of mountain

Are spirituality and recovery intertwined? For one author, and many in recovery, the answer is a resounding yes. Continue Reading