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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

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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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Newcomer's Daily Support Threads

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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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Chat Meetings and Chat Discussions

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Updated schedules of SoberRecovery online chat meetings. Open discussions for chat members.
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The Gratitude List

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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?

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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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News

Keep up with what's happening in the world through the lens of sobriety and recovery.
 
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Recovery, Addiction, and Alcoholism in the News, Movies, and Pop Culture

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Discuss movies, celebrities, current events, and headlines that relate to addiction and recovery.
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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?

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"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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Stories of Recovery

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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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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

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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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Alcoholism-12 Step Support

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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.
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Secular 12 Step Recovery

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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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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

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

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Get support and share about struggles with Marijuana Addiction and recovery.
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Opioid Addiction

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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Benzo (benzodiazepines) Addiction

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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Nicotine/Smoking

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Join us for discussion and support of those who are trying to quit smoking.
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Narcotics Addiction-12 Step Support

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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.
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Suboxone/Methadone Maintenance or Detox

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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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Secular Recovery

This is a safe and respectful place to talk about non-religious approaches to recovery.
 
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Secular Connections

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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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Permanent Abstinence Based Recovery

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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Secular Exploration of Different Recovery Methods

12 Step and AVRT discussions are off topic in this forum and posts will be removed.
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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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Friends and Family of Alcoholics

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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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Friends and Family of Substance Abusers

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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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12-Step Support for Friends and Family

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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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Secular Connections for Friends and Family

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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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Family Members of Addicts and Alcoholics (Parents, Sons and Daughters, Siblings)

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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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Adult Children of Addicted/Alcoholic Parents

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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

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Give and receive support for depression, bi-polar, and other disorders. You are not alone.
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Anxiety Disorders

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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

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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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Browse through SoberRecovery's archive of memorable posts.
 
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The Best of SoberRecovery

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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