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New to Addiction and Recovery?
Welcome to SoberRecovery! Start here if you're new to addiction and recovery, substance abuse, codependency, or mental health support.
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Newcomers to Recovery (235 Viewing)
Curious about recovery? Get support from people going through the same things you are and from those who have been there. This safe and welcoming forum focuses on support and sharing personal experience. Please, no recovery method debates, or medical advice--just encouragement!
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This forum is home to Special Interest Threads that are ongoing for daily support, camaraderie, and inspiration.
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by Mags1
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Updated schedules of SoberRecovery online chat meetings. Open discussions for chat members.
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by Dee74
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The Gratitude List (38 Viewing)
A place to share the good stuff! Come share what you're grateful for. Just start your post with "I'm grateful/thankful for..." Together, we celebrate the things that make today special, no matter how big or small.
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Where Were You? (2 Viewing)
Where were you when you found SoberRecovery.com? Forum members look back on the day they found SoberRecovery.com and how its dedicated community and resources have impacted their individual journey. Share YOUR SR experience!
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Forum Rules and Troubleshooting
Need help navigating? Having technical difficulties? Post in these forums for assistance.
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Get to know our site's culture. Read our forum rules and guidelines for posting.
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Technical Issues (2 Viewing)
Use this forum to discuss and report any technical issues you're experiencing.
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If you have questions about the forum features and how to use them, feel free to ask here. You're welcome to use this forum to test or practice posting.
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SoberRecovery Content
Interact with SoberRecovery's robust editorial section. Your posts may inspire or be featured in an upcoming editorial piece.
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Content News (3 Viewing)
Did you know SoberRecovery has an editorial section? We provide tips, inspiration and cover news relevant to recovery. Get updates on what's happening in the world of SoberRecovery content.
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Community Poll (1 Viewing)
Let's get to know each other! Start or answer polls to find out more about the SoberRecovery community one question at a time.
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by Mags1
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News
Keep up with what's happening in the world through the lens of sobriety and recovery.
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Discuss movies, celebrities, current events, and headlines that relate to addiction and recovery.
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by Db1105
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All About Recovery
A meeting place and discussion area all about recovery from all addictions, codependence and mental health.
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What is Recovery? (4 Viewing)
"Recovery" is a broad term that can mean different things to different people. This is an open discussion and support group for those searching for answers about what recovery is.
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by melski
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Stories of Recovery (1 Viewing)
SoberRecovery members with one or more years of sobriety can come share their personal stories of recovery from substance addiction, alcoholism and codependency.
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by Tailai
07-25-2019 11:19 PM Go to last post

Alcoholism Information
Alcoholism is the oldest addiction known to mankind. It affects not just the alcoholic, but family members, friends, and loved ones. Find forums to discuss your experience with alcoholism recovery.
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Alcoholism (127 Viewing)
Do you want to quit drinking? The Alcoholism forum is an open forum for those who want to stop or who have stopped drinking.
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Share your story or read other people's personal accounts of struggle and resilience in 12-Step recovery. You never know who you'll inspire.
Sub-Forums: Step Study
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A Secular Approach To 12 Step Programs. This forum is to explore secular recovery using the 12 step program.
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by Ananda
09-02-2019 08:34 AM Go to last post

Drug Addiction
Drug abuse and addiction is a pandemic that can affect individuals from all walks of life. Find forums to discuss your experience with drug addiction recovery. Please don't ask for or give medical advice. These forums are for support and experience only. Thank you!!
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Substance Abuse (8 Viewing)
Here's a safe haven for members to talk freely about narcotics addiction and recovery. Ask addiction and recovery related questions and respond to others in the same situation.
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Marijuana Addiction (6 Viewing)
Get support and share about struggles with Marijuana Addiction and recovery.
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Opioids are a class of drugs that include the illegal drug heroin, synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, and pain relievers available legally by prescription, such as oxycodone (OxyContin®), hydrocodone (Vicodin®), codeine, morphine, and many others.
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Benzodiazepines (sometimes called "benzos") work to calm or sedate a person, by raising the level of the inhibitory neurotransmitter GABA in the brain. Common benzodiazepines include diazepam (Valium), alprazolam (Xanax), and clonazepam (Klonopin), among others.
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by Sober13
08-26-2019 09:58 AM Go to last post
Join us for discussion and support of those who are trying to quit smoking.
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by MLD51
09-13-2019 08:43 AM Go to last post
This 12 step based recovery forum is for support and suggestions from other addicts to help the addict that still suffers. If you are recovering or still in active addiction you are welcome here. One person's 12-Step recovery experience can be another person's inspiration.
Sub-Forums: NA Step Study
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Suboxone and Methadone assist with opioid detox. Discuss your treatment experience and support those currently using this medically supervised drug.
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by Obladi
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Secular Recovery
This is a safe and respectful place to talk about non-religious approaches to recovery.
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Secular Connections (28 Viewing)
Respectfully discuss or find out more about non-12 step approaches to life and recovery, such as LifeRing, Smart, SOS, CBT, AVRT and other non-12 Step tools. Posts about 12 Step Programs are off-topic here and will be deleted, but you can scroll up and use the Secular 12 Step Forum for positive topics on Secular 12 Step Recovery.
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by Tatsy
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Self-Empowering Recovery, through the lens of Addictive Voice Recognition.
12 step topics are off topic for this forum and posts will be removed, as will any bashing or off-topic debates.
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by Tatsy
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12 Step and AVRT discussions are off topic in this forum and posts will be removed.
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by AlericB
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Friends and Family
Loving someone in addiction and recovery can be challenging. Come discuss your experiences with others who've been in your shoes.
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Open to all who love someone who is addicted to Alcohol, whether they have admitted a problem or not. Discuss coping tools, and learn basic recovery techniques for you, not the alcoholic. Please refrain from debating recovery methods, and keep all interactions respectful!
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Open to all who love someone who is addicted to drugs, whether they have admitted a problem or not. Discuss coping tools, and learn basic recovery techniques for you, not the addict. Please refrain from debating recovery methods, and keep all interactions respectful!
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by Ann
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Friends and families in a 12-Step based support group can find stories of experience, strength and hope in this forum. Posts about Non-12 Step Programs are off-topic here and will be deleted. Non -12 Step Programs are off topic for this forum and posts that negatively reference other programs will be removed.
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by Anaya
09-03-2019 02:56 AM Go to last post
Loved ones of addicts can talk or learn more about LifeRing, Smart, SOS, CBT, AVRT and other Non-12 Step tools. Posts about 12 Step Programs are off-topic in this forum and posts that negatively reference other programs will be removed.
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Immediate family members (parents, children, siblings) of addicts can discuss the unique issues faced by those closest to the person struggling with addiction.
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Growing up with an addicted parent can affect a person throughout their life. Share your story with others and get support from people who have had similar experiences.
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Mental Health Issues
Give and receive support for mental health disorders.
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Mental Health (5 Viewing)
Give and receive support for depression, bi-polar, and other disorders. You are not alone.
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Anxiety Disorders (5 Viewing)
Conversation and support for those who have anxiety disorders. From generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder and agoraphobia, posttraumatic stress disorder and social phobias.
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Insomnia/Nightmares (5 Viewing)
Can't sleep? You're not alone. Share your personal experience and read about other people's struggle for a good night's rest.
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by Callas
09-12-2019 08:06 AM Go to last post

Grief-Loss-Remembrance
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Grief and Loss (14 Viewing)
Few things in life are as painful as the death of a loved one. Use this forum to share your experiences, reflect and help comfort others in their time of sorrow.
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A place to remember and honor SR members who have passed away.
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Special-Interest Groups
SoberRecovery is home to members of diverse hobbies and interests. With a common ground in recovery, find an interest group you enjoy!
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Let's talk fitness! Improve the quality of our lives through exercise, nutrition, and better lifestyle habits.
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Women In Recovery (9 Viewing)
This group is all about women supporting each other and having fun! Come join in and introduce yourself. Women only please!
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Christians In Recovery (38 Viewing)
For Christians taking the faith-based approach to recovery, come share your experience, beliefs and hope in our community.
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Spirituality (8 Viewing)
Share your concepts of spirituality and help advance tolerance, understanding, cooperation and compassion.
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Bikers in Recovery (3 Viewing)
All bikers in recovery, welcome to our sober garage! No matter your fellowship, we've got plenty of parking and open sharing.
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For bikers who want to discuss and learn more about 12-step alcohol and substance abuse recovery. Please use the other biker's forum for open sharing.
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The Men's Room (1 Viewing)
Men in recovery talking about guy stuff with other guys. Men from all fellowships are welcome to read along and share. Men only please!
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by Grimes
06-14-2019 10:02 PM Go to last post
Being in recovery from alcoholism and/or drug addiction is even more challenging if you're suffering from physical pain. Whether it's cancer, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, Lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, or MS, here's a safe place to discuss pain management or medications in the context of recovery. Please share support and experience only; do not give or ask for medical advice.
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by Dee74
09-08-2019 06:02 PM Go to last post
Recovery and relationship issues are often intertwined. Talk about topics concerning spouses, children and families as they relate to sobriety.
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by Fluffer
09-07-2019 07:05 PM Go to last post
GLBTQ in Recovery (3 Viewing)
Find and give support for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons in recovery. The forum is open to all forum members who wish to join the discussions to offer support.
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Eating Disorders (8 Viewing)
People who've experienced food disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, food addiction, binge eating, or any issues with food can share their experiences and find support in this forum.
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Social Groups
Let's have fun! Find lighthearted forums for your entertainment.
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Café Central (12 Viewing)
Consider this the "SoberRecovery Coffee Shop," where you can hangout and respectfully discuss anything and everything not related to recovery. Absolutely no flaming, bashing, arguing or insults allowed.
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Bored? Let's play! Here's a forum for word games, polls, trivia and other interactive activities that can be conducted within SoberRecovery threads.
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Arcade Discussions (3 Viewing)
Calling all sober gamers! Let's congregate and discuss arcade games, scores and tournaments in this forum.
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by DriGuy
02-02-2019 08:48 AM Go to last post
The Book Club (14 Viewing)
Fellow book lovers! Stay up on the latest bestsellers or discuss your age-old old favorites.
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by Anna
09-05-2019 11:55 AM Go to last post
Create a social group with members who enjoy the same things you do! Start a thread to discuss unique hobbies, music, and activities.
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by least
08-30-2019 11:16 AM Go to last post
Looking to stimulate your creative juices or eager to share some words of wisdom? Here's a place to express yourself.
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by SnoozyQ
07-01-2019 03:19 AM Go to last post
From funny one-liners and jokes to humor of any kind—drop them all in here. We all could use a laugh! This forum is rated PG and may contain adult content.
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Archives
Browse through SoberRecovery's archive of memorable posts.
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From tears to cheers, we bring you a collection of some of the very best posts from the SoberRecovery community. Posting has been disabled to make this forum read-only.
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