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Sober Bars: A Healthy Alternative for People in Recovery

By Nicole Arzt

As more people embrace the concept of having fun in recovery, sober bars will likely continue to increase in popularity. Continue Reading


6 Fun Sober Summer Activities

By Monica Romano

Here are 6 fun sober activities to enjoy during the summer. Continue Reading

Failed Antidepressant Drug May Ease Opioid Withdrawal

Failed Antidepressant Drug May Ease Opioid Withdrawal

By Dawn Hurley

A drug originally developed for the treatment of depression may be effective for treating acute withdrawal symptoms and prevent... Continue Reading

Overcoming the Stigma of Seeking Help for Addiction and Mental Health Disorders

Overcoming the Stigma of Seeking Help for Addiction and Mental Health

By Rebecca Kovacs

For many people suffering from mental health disorders or substance addiction, getting help isn’t as easy as it may seem. For a... Continue Reading


The Dangers of Using Food as a Coping Mechanism

By Erica Lee

How do you distinguish between the occasional emotional eating and chronic overeating--or food addiction? Continue Reading

Spiritual Bypass: When Light Needs Darkness

By Caitlin Thiede

If your spirituality is based on "never" saying, thinking, or doing something instead of understanding why we do those things w... Continue Reading

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Sobriety: The Latest Trend Among Millennials

By Caitlin Thiede

Data suggests the latest trend among millennials is sobriety. Continue Reading

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How to Forgive a Good Person Who Did Bad Things While Using

By Elizabeth Seward

When a person is an addict, they are controlled by an addictive substance even when they are not high or drunk. Continue Reading

A woman sits by a pool practicing mindfulness techniques to stave off cravings for drugs and alcohol.

How Mindfulness Curbs Addictive Cravings

By Audrey Beim

Studies prove mindfulness is beneficial to your health, but can it also lessen your cravings for drugs and alcohol? Continue Reading

Demi Lovato Hospitalized After Apparent Heroin Overdose

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

The 25-year-old was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital Tuesday morning after a suspected heroin overdose. Continue Reading

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Watching My Father From One Side of the Window

By Lisa OBrien

Remember that it is your choice—and not anyone else’s—to leave a toxic relationship. Continue Reading

Woman practices self-love

5 Ways You Can Start Loving Yourself Today

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

It is important for those in recovery to continue practicing self-love throughout their journey. Start loving yourself today wi... Continue Reading

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How I Broke Free From My Love Addiction

By Dominica Applegate

Codependency and love addiction are sneaky, but you must stand guard in order to move forward. Continue Reading

Self-Sabotage And Self-Defeating Behaviors In Addiction Recovery

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

We'll be looking at self sabotage and self-defeating behaviors common in early addiction recovery. A number of these behaviors ... Continue Reading

Relapse Prevention Plan

Exactly How To Create A Relapse Prevention Plan

By Angel W. Abott

A Relapse Prevention Plan is one of the most important tool for keeping you on the path of sobriety. Here's a step-by-step guid... Continue Reading

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