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The average adult spent 172 hours drunk during lockdown

The table below shows how many hours each state spent drunk in lockdown State Hours Drunk in Lockdown Alabama 132 Alaska 132 […]

How to Tell When the Mardi Gras Party has Gone too Far

February 21, 2020

Partying. Eating. Drinking. Fat Tuesday, or “Mardi Gras” as it’s called in French, is about celebrating and indulging like many other events […]

2020 Presidential Candidates Opioid Policies

February 14, 2020

It’s an election year and candidates are offering their stances on all types of policy under the sun. However, one issue that […]

How to Have a Sober Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2020

Valentine’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate a relationship with that special someone. Or for those currently not in a relationship, it […]

What is Vaping and How Does It Affect You?

February 3, 2020

E-cigarettes, or vaping as it’s widely known for, has appeared in the news a lot within the past year. And with good […]

AI is Revolutionizing Addiction Treatment

January 29, 2020

Many industries are changing due to the revolution in artificial intelligence (AI), and the addiction treatment industry is no different. As technology […]

How to Enjoy the Big Game Without Drinking

January 29, 2020

For many in early recovery, holidays may present challenges to sobriety. With the stresses of traveling, gift buying, and alcohol flowing alongside […]

The Death Count from Alcohol: An Equal Opportunity Tragedy

January 28, 2020

Are people dying for a drink? Make that lots of drinks. According to a recent post by NBC News, “more people are […]

No Place I Would Rather Be

January 28, 2020

When the Crisis Occurs… A man was buried alive, and I was part of the response team. This is what I lived […]

Sober Anniversary Day

January 15, 2020

As a recovering alcoholic and addict (I still hate to admit the addict part, but there it is) I have been present […]

When Addiction Medication Stops Working…

December 19, 2019

Our addictions are funny things; that which is killing us is actually what saved our lives. If the things we do did […]

12 Tips for 12 Days to Stay on the Recovery Track during the Holidays 

December 19, 2019

Everybody can get a little sad and shaky around the holidays. Even Elvis, the King of Rock ‘n Roll, sang about a […]

TikTok and Recovery on Social Media

December 13, 2019

Kids these days. What with their newfangled gizmos and constant preoccupation with their social media. What good are these new technologies anyway?  […]

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