Liemann Valdimar

Sober Recovery Expert Author

Liemann Valdimar is a writer residing in Florida with over nine years of recovery. He has experienced the heavy hand of both alcohol and substance abuse and is grateful to be where he is today. As a sponsor in AA, he retains his anonymity by writing under a pen name.

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What to Expect at an Al-Anon Meeting

By Liemann Valdimar

Al-Anon formats, content and discussions remain generally the same across the entire globe. Continue Reading

sober homes help addicts build a foundation for sober living

After treatment, staying in a sober environment is critical for building long-term sobriety. Continue Reading


Unfortunately, many individuals in active alcoholism or addiction find themselves on a collision course with the criminal justi... Continue Reading

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5 Things You Need to Know About PTSD

By Liemann Valdimar

Although treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a well-established component in the mental health scene, there ... Continue Reading

Supportive family members during treatment process

While family input is only typically required in youth recovery, getting family members to share their perspective in adult rec... Continue Reading

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5 Options for Making Rehab Treatment Affordable

By Liemann Valdimar

There are various ways to make the costs of a rehab treatment a bit more manageable. Continue Reading


A Guide to Writing Your 4th Step

By Liemann Valdimar

In the 4th step, we must take the time to analyze how we've used the three most basic urges in life—our social, security, and s... Continue Reading

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How to Get Help When You're Just Too Busy

By Liemann Valdimar

There are treatment options that accommodate a patient’s need to take care of other responsibilities. Continue Reading

Here are some of the largest drug busts that took place during the 2015 fiscal year. Continue Reading

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The Priceless Advice I Received on My 21st Birthday

By Liemann Valdimar

Here are three main points our writer learned after winding up in an AA meeting on his 21st birthday. Continue Reading