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

You’ll be able to gather valuable literature, resources, tips and can even incorporate others into your recovery network. Continue Reading

sober living homes help addicts build a foundation for their sober life

Many people with successful sobriety choose to reside in a sober living environment for an extended period following treatment. 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

Treatment programs can be extremely expensive and paying out of pocket for such programs may be an unlikely option. However, th... Continue Reading

A Guide to Writing Your 4th Step

By Liemann Valdimar

What this step really asks of the member is much deeper and thorough than anyone may realize at the outset, but with a little d... Continue Reading

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How to Get Help When You're Just Too Busy

By Liemann Valdimar

For many individuals struggling with addiction, putting life on hold so they can get help for substance abuse is simply not an ... 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