Ending The Stigma Starts With Us

Every time I share that I am a person recovering from Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD), with someone who is not in recovery, it is always in hopes that I may change their negative view of the disease, or that I might be the person that they will feel comfortable enough with to ask for support if needed.

Identity, Labels, and Recovery

Trying to find my identity when getting sober seemed like a daunting task - first I find out that I was unable to drink alcohol safely, and then I realized that I didn't even know who I was. My addiction had robbed me of my identity and I had no idea who I was without … Continue reading Identity, Labels, and Recovery