Rose Lockinger

Sober Recovery Expert Author

Rose Lockinger is passionate member of the recovery community. A rebel who found her cause, she uses blogging and social media to raise awareness about the disease of addiction. She has visited all over North and South America. As a single mom to two beautiful children she has learned parenting is without a doubt the most rewarding job in the world. Rose is an independent business owner of Safe Haven Massage Therapy in Harrisonburg, VA. 

Man moving on from memories of addiction

"Just because I stole does not mean that I am a thief, and just because I lied does not mean I am a liar." Continue Reading

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4 Top Reasons Why People Get Sober

By Rose Lockinger

Each of these scenarios can constitute as "hitting bottom." Continue Reading


Deadly W-18: What You Need To Know

By Rose Lockinger

Recently, law enforcement and medical professionals are concerned about a new opiate drug that has hit the streets: W-18. Continue Reading

woman gets electrecuted with high voltage electric chair as form of therapy

These treatments range from harmless, yet ineffective, to potentially dangerous. Continue Reading

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The Basics of Al-Anon

By Rose Lockinger

If you have a family member or loved one who is struggling with alcoholism right now, then an Al-Anon meeting may be helpful fo... Continue Reading

Introducing CARA: Treating the Opioid Epidemic

By Rose Lockinger

The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 (CARA) is a comprehensive plan that, if passed, can put a real dent in the... Continue Reading

The farther the move, the more complicated the situation—and higher the stress. Like any other life changes, it’s a good idea f... Continue Reading

chasing the dragon

The creators of this film took care to keep this film authentic, and give a real glimpse into the lives of people who have been... Continue Reading

prescription thugs

Here's a film review of Chris Bell's "Prescription Thugs," a 2016 documentary on the state of prescription drug abuse in America. Continue Reading

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Without properly dealing with past trauma, it's easy for those in recovery to slip back into their old habits. Continue Reading