Joanne Chu

Sober Recovery Expert Author

Joanne Chu was the proud Content Manager of SoberRecovery from 2014 to 2017. She enjoys writing, editing, and working with writers—anything to do with the written word. Joanne earned her B.A. in English from University of California, Los Angeles. She has a keen interest in lifestyle and pop culture news, which makes living in Los Angeles that much more of an adventure.

A celebrity addiction and life coach has created a free intervention course specifically for the police, firefighter and parame... Continue Reading

Fireman faces fire

Treating Addiction in First Responders

By Joanne Chu

Those in the emergency services see and experience more trauma than the regular civilian can imagine. Ex-fire chief Don Prince ... Continue Reading

Dr. Drew and Maple Ball guests

On October 26, The Maple Counseling Center threw its 42nd annual Maple Ball at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills to raise awar... Continue Reading

elizabeth vargas

News anchor Elizabeth Vargas speaks to us about her new memoir "Between Breaths" which details her struggles with anxiety and a... Continue Reading

If you’ve ever had a conversation with a teen about smoking marijuana, you know just how skilled they are in crafting arguments... Continue Reading

Man undergoes acupuncture treatment for his addiction

NADA utilizes a five-point system to calm the symptoms of addiction and and help a person’s body heal from the inside out. Continue Reading

Dr. Drew and Mike Catherwood

While the two hosts are no longer picking up the phones for Loveline, viewers can still get a dose of their everyday ramblings ... Continue Reading

To further develop our sober muscles, recovery expert Mary Woods lays out 13 things that can help build resiliency in our journ... Continue Reading

Woman cries as she struggles with her relationship

Lori Jean, a certified relationship coach, unveils the three most important questions to ask yourself if you're struggling with... Continue Reading

Evan Bullet James

Despite a spotty criminal record, Bullet is still roaming where he once ruled—only this time he’s busting down doors to motel r... Continue Reading