Recovery

Recovery is a lifelong journey. Get tips to strengthen your recovery and help you to live a healthy, happy sober life.

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How to Stop Lying in Addiction Recovery

Addiction changes your personality and causes you to lie and manipulate others. Learn how to stop lying in recovery and become more authentic.
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The 10 Stages of Relapse

Contrary to popular belief, relapse does not happen at random. Learn the ten stages of a relapse so you can seek help before a relapse occurs.
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What You Say Matters: How Society Talks About Addiction

When it comes to addiction, what you say matters. Learn about what language stigmatizes addiction and creates further harm than help.
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50 Things to Do Instead of Drinking

We put together a list of 50 things to do when you have urges to drink again so you can put your energy into healthy activities and sober fun.
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Dreaming About Relapsing? Find Out What It Means

Ever had a dream about relapsing and using again? Learn what these unnerving dreams can mean and what you can do to safeguard your sobriety.
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Drug Overdose: Everything You Need to Know

Drug abuse always carries the risk of serious side effects, including overdose. Understand the causes and symptoms behind an overdose.
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When You Come Out of the Closet, You Don’t Want to Go Back Into It

Being able to say, "I'm queer," I'm gay," "I'm a lesbian," "I'm trans" out loud is powerful. Being open about recovery is similar.
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My Journey as a Gay Man in Recovery

For years, Kevin used alcohol to cope with who he was and who he thought he needed to be. His drinking eventually spiraled into alcoholism, and he found at risk of losing everything. In this article, Kevin shares how accepting who he is has played a critical role in his recovery.
Wellness

19 of the Best LGBTQ+ Books

These 19 reads are the best LGBTQ+ books for learning about the complexities of queerness from experts and community members.
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My Experience Setting Boundaries in Early Recovery

Setting boundaries in recovery is hard. In my personal experience, I learned a few things you can do in case your boundaries are tested.
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6 Steps for Setting Boundaries with Someone in Recovery

Create boundaries with a loved one to protect your mental health and give structure to their recovery. Learn the essential steps.
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Own Your Sobriety: How to Date in Recovery

Jumping back into the dating scene may feel daunting to those in recovery. By owning sobriety and having confidence, everything else will follow.