Dear Addiction, my love,
Saying goodbye is hard to do, even when you know you have to. Mountainside alum, Sanam M. is sharing a powerful letter he wrote to his old love – his addiction.
A Year of Step, Through My Eyes
While not everyone’s path to healing looks the same, for many, the journey to sobriety includes learning about the 12 Steps of AA (Alcoholics Anonymous). But could the steps also help someone who isn’t in recovery?
How to Enjoy Valentine’s Day without Alcohol
Valentine's Day can be overwhelming, especially when you're sober, but it doesn't have to be. In this interview, Jesse Wright, a recovery coach at Mountainside who is in recovery himself, shares his tips for enjoying the day (and dating in general) without alcohol.
How can you become the best version of yourself in sobriety? We spoke to recovery coach Nancy Sanchez on becoming the most authentic version of yourself.
Be the Kindness the World Needs
This time of year, we tend to get so wrapped up in finding the perfect gift or hosting the most extravagant celebration that we often forget what’s truly important. But […]
Balancing Work and Your Recovery
Stressed about creating a healthy work-life balance in early recovery? Licensed clinician Zia Onorato shares her tips to help put your fears at bay.
How to Establish a Support Network
Building community support has never been more important than now. Licensed clinician Jana Wu shares her tips for developing a strong support network.
Sobriety vs Recovery: Why Giving Up Drugs and Alcohol Isn’t Enough
Sobriety does not stop at abstaining from drugs and alcohol. Emotional sobriety is the next step that helps us stay in recovery and become the best version of ourselves. Learn how mindfulness, patience, and making connections can help you on your journey of recovery.