The Benefits of Recovering Together

I have to admit that I still have a hard time asking for help, but I do it anyway. Why? I have to! I have to in order to stay sober! I always thought that I could do anything by myself, after all I am a fixer, a doer, a problem solver, but with quitting…

When Addiction Collides with Tragedy

That’s what alcohol did for me. It was my drink all you want card – my mom has cancer, gulp, gulp, and thousands of people just died, gulp, gulp, have another! I was so emotionally unavailable, and totally incapable of doing anything but numbing myself by getting drunk.

The Importance of Fellowship in Early Recovery

By Luke Pool Just as there are many ways to develop an addiction, there are numerous ways to overcome an addiction. While the general public tends to see addiction treatment programs as the most effective or even the only reliable means of overcoming addiction, other recovery resources — i.e., medication-assisted treatment, twelve-step and other types of…

100 Fun Things To Do Sober

Having fun in sobriety can be a whole new learning process. Like a toddler learning to walk, being sober means relearning everything we thought we once only knew how to do while drinking.

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.