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Veterans, Mental Health, and Combating the Stigma

It takes courage to serve one’s country. And it takes courage to be willing to sacrifice one’s life in the name of […]

Why Journaling is a Powerful Recovery Tool
May 12, 2021

Of the many helpful tools you can use to aid you in your recovery, keeping a journal is among the easiest and […]

How to Stay Sober if Your Friends Drink
May 11, 2021

Whether you’ve been in recovery for years or you’ve just started the path to sobriety, you probably know how hard it can […]

Sober Roommates in Recovery: 4 Tips for Supporting Each Other
May 10, 2021

When you’re in recovery, the people you live with can have a big effect on your well-being—and vice-versa. For you both to […]

Single Mothers and Addiction: What is the Relationship?
May 7, 2021

On the occasion of Mother’s Day, we start with at a statistic. About one in five children live with a solo mom. […]

Children of Addicts
May 6, 2021

Alcohol or substance abuse can be destructive, especially when there are children involved. Children of addicts are innocent bystanders to a disease […]

All in the Family? Is Addiction Genetic or Environmental?
May 5, 2021

A slice of life about seven parolees, all addicts, filled the pages of The Second Chance Club, a new book about the […]

Tawny Lara Talks about Sobriety and Sexuality
May 4, 2021

Addiction Talk’s fourth episode focused on sobriety and sexuality and featured Tawny Lara as a guest. Often described as the “Sober Sexpert,” […]

Desirée Bujanda Misle Talks About Addiction and Motherhood
May 3, 2021

Desirée Bujanda Misle is the mother of a son with addiction and the author of I, Mother of an Addict. Recently, she […]

Online Support Groups vs. In-Person Meetings
May 2, 2021

As the world become more connected through the Internet, online support groups are revolutionizing the addiction treatment space. Especially in light of […]

How Drinking Affects Health and Wellness
April 30, 2021

Alcohol use disorder is a progressive, chronic, and potentially fatal disease that causes serious damage to a person’s physical and emotional health. […]

How the Coronavirus has Affected Alcohol Use in Adults
April 29, 2021

Canva How the coronavirus has affected alcohol use in adults When the severity of the pandemic began to sink in during the […]

Should I Worry About Social Media Addiction?
April 29, 2021

Social media addiction is a growing concern for many, even if the condition is not yet recognized by medical professionals. As smartphones […]

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