Friendship

Healthy friendships are essential to your well-being. When pursing reovery, it is vital to develop a good support network. Being lonely or feeling social pressure to fit in with a new crowd have the potential to trigger relapse. Learn how you can build new relationships and strengthen frayed ones.
Relationships

10 Things To Expect From a Nar-Anon Meeting

If you are a family member or friend of someone dealing with addiction, take solace in Nar-Anon support groups designed to address any concerns about their use.
Recovery

Boundaries in Recovery: What They Are, How to Set Them, and Why You Need Them

Setting boundaries is essential in addiction recovery not just for the family, but the person with the substance use disorder themselves. Here's why.
Relationships

How Relationships Can Help Sustain Lifelong Recovery

“Never make the addict feel alone,” Hari advocates. Let them know that there is support whenever they are ready. Love them no matter what.”
Alcohol

5 Things to Say to Someone Struggling with Alcohol

Talking to a friend or family member about their excessive drinking is not easy. Learn what you can say to help them realize that they need help.
Relationships

How to Develop Healthy Relationships in Recovery

Dating in early sobriety is not advised. Find out what it takes to develop healthy relationships in recovery.
Drug Addiction

How to Stay Sober After a Friend’s Relapse

Watching anyone relapse is hard, but it can be particularly difficult when the person who relapses is someone you are close to. This can make you question your own recovery, casting doubt that efforts you’ve made are going to work for you in the future. And it can be isolating, feeling like you are now […]
Sober Fun

How to Throw the Ultimate Sober Super Bowl Party

Alcohol plays a big role in many Super Bowl festivities, but that doesn’t mean that you have to miss out on the excitement because you’re sober. This year, join in on the fun by throwing your own sober Super Bowl party.
Alcohol

Life Sans Alcohol: How I Maintain My Social Life and Sobriety

I quit drinking over 3 years ago and knew it was time to burn my old life to the ground. This is how I live my (new) life sober.
Alcohol

How to Help a Friend Struggling with Alcohol Abuse

Watching a friend struggle with alcohol abuse can be heartbreaking, but there are steps you can take to help your friend get back on track to living a happy, healthy life.
Family Wellness

Is Your Loved One an Alcoholic?

The signs of addiction aren't always easy to recognize, especially when it comes to a loved one. Learn some common red flags of alcoholism and help your loved one get the help they need.
Relationships

3 Ways Substance Abuse Can Affect Your Relationship

Addiction can put a strain on relationships, especially romantic ones. See if substance abuse is jeopardizing your romance and find ways to resolve the tension.
Recovery

Choosing Your Friends Wisely in Recovery

Learn how to surround yourself with others who share the same goals, and how you can develop more meaningful relationships with new and existing friends.
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