Leia Rivera

Sober Recovery Expert Author

Leia Rivera is currently a student at Georgia State University. Formerly a dancer, she has struggled with eating disorders, depression, and anxiety since the age of nine. She is currently recovered, and looks forward to finishing her degree and achieving a future.

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Why Some People Get Hives From Alcohol

By Leia Rivera

Alcohol is heavily processed and exposed to several foreign agents that become bottled and packaged inside the liquid or become... Continue Reading

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What to Do When You Have No One to Turn To

By Leia Rivera

When you feel like no one seems to care, know that this is your addicted voice talking and that it is wrong. Continue Reading

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More and more celebrities in recent times have spoken out about the benefits of therapy, but Selena Gomez’s recent Vogue interv... Continue Reading

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5 Signs That It’s Time to Get Help NOW

By Leia Rivera

In active addiction, there are several events along the way that lead to rock bottom—some being easier to recognize than others. Continue Reading

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4 Signs that You Have an Eating Disorder

By Leia Rivera

Eating disorders are particularly difficult due to the vast symptoms that each person can develop individually. Here are a few ... Continue Reading

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What to Do When Insurance Doesn't Cover You

By Leia Rivera

If you or a loved one find yourself in a similar situation, don’t lose hope. You still have several other options you can work ... Continue Reading

Woman who commits self-harm secretly pleads for help

Self-harm is sometimes hard to catch because, unlike other addictions that cause noticeable symptoms over a long period of time... Continue Reading

Woman forgets to pack essential items in residential rehab

Here are a few tips to help you or a loved one better plan for residential treatment. Continue Reading

Self harm

Self harm can be irresistible and seemingly unstoppable in the moment of urgency, but it does not have to be this way. Here are... Continue Reading

woman dances her way to recovery

One writer shares her experience with dance therapy and the impact it had on her own recovery journey. Continue Reading