Donn Gruta

Sober Recovery Expert Author

Donn Gruta is the Content Editor for SoberRecovery. She received her bachelor’s degree in journalism with a minor in marketing at California State University, Long Beach where she served the university newspaper for three years. On her spare time, she enjoys food adventures, hiking with friends and living a life of gratitude.

What to do to help a person in distress thinking of suicide

Suicide is a worldwide issue. Much like addiction, it does not discriminate and is typically associated with mental health prob... Continue Reading

Avicii is a Grammy-award winning artist from Sweden and is best known for songs including "Wake Me Up," "Hey Brother," and "Lev... Continue Reading

Cris Carter

Recovery Hero of the Week: Cris Carter

By Donn Gruta

"I lost my job. The Philadelphia Eagles released me, and then subsequently the Minnesota Vikings claimed me and they demanded t... Continue Reading

Alcohol Detox Treatment

If you or an addicted loved one is struggling with alcohol abuse, here are the best alcohol detox centers in the nation. Continue Reading

Man enjoys his own company as he indulges in guitar hobby

While it's wonderful to have another person cherish you on this holiday, the most important relationship to have is still the o... Continue Reading

Mother carries child on sling while preparing dinner and talking on the phone

Women, pregnant women and women with dependent children have so many responsibilities that keep them away from addiction recovery. Continue Reading

The boxing champ's most poignant lines spark motivation in those treading down the sober path. Continue Reading


After a whirlwind of media speculation, the Associated Press has officially reported today that the singer died of an opioid ov... Continue Reading


Addiction is an age-old disease can affect anyone from all walks of life. Here are some noteworthy lines that continue to reson... Continue Reading

person solving a rubix cube

Problem-solving skills are vital to recovery and, ultimately, sober living. Continue Reading