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.
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.
Recovery

5 Exciting Ways to Build Connections While Social Distancing

Don’t let social distancing leave you feeling isolated. To help you make new, meaningful friendships from the safety and comfort of home, we asked members of our recovery community how they’re forming connections during the coronavirus quarantine. Here are 5 rewarding activities you can try.
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, […]
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.
Recovery

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

I quit drinking over 3 years ago, and the day I decided to put down the sauce, was the day I decided it was time to burn my old life down. This is how I live my (new) life sober.
Family Wellness

4 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.
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

How to Have Sober Fun This Winter

For many people in recovery, winter can trigger the blues. Try these tips for having fun during the winter and avoiding relapse.
Relationships

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.
Recovery

4 Ways to Support Your Loved One's Recovery During the Holidays

The holidays can be difficult for those in recovery, as many celebrations involve drinking. Learn how to help your loved one have sober fun during this time.