Recovery

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

From Lost Dreams to Dream Life: My Story of Recovery

When I was a little girl, I dreamt of helping others in some regard. As I went through school for something I had little interest in, and my addiction took […]
Recovery

Finding a Job After Addiction Treatment: What You Should Know

Completing residential treatment means returning to the outside world, which can often be filled with challenges. One major obstacle for many is finding a new job or perhaps even a first job.  You may be returning to the work environment after an extended period. You might […]
Recovery

Alumni Picks: 10 Podcasts For Recovery And Wellness

Mountainside alumni have curated a list of 10 podcasts on sobriety and wellness that you should know about for continuing your journey in recovery.
Recovery

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for People in Recovery

Not sure what gift to get someone in recovery? We asked people in recovery what the perfect present would be and compiled their answers into this handy recovery gift guide.
Recovery

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.
Recovery

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.
Recovery

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.
Recovery

Discovering Sober Fun: An Interview with Jimmy Hamm from the Clean Fun Network

Getting sober is much more than just giving up drugs and alcohol; it's about rebuilding a fulfilling and meaningful life. Fun is an essential part of it. Join us as we discuss sober fun with Jimmy Hamm, founder of Clean Fun Network.
Recovery

One Day at a Time

How are we supposed to live in the day when we live in a world built around scheduling, making sure we have enough money for bills, and are constantly asked by recruiters and dating prospects about our 5-Year Plan?
Recovery

Service in Sobriety: How Giving Back Can Help You Stay Connected to Your Community

Volunteering is a meaningful and rewarding way to get reacclimated with your community. If you’re looking to connect with others and want to become a part of something great, something much larger than yourself, then being of service to others could be just what you need.
Alcohol

Glossary of AA: Important 12 Step Terminology to Know

Going to your first AA meeting can be overwhelming. Feel more confident and prepared with the help of this beginner's guide to AA terms.
Recovery

Words Matter: The Distinction Between “Social” and “Physical” Distancing

Having to maintain at least a six feet distance between ourselves and others can leave us feeling lonely or isolated. For those in recovery, these feelings can be the beginning of a downward spiral. In this article, clinician Matthew Fields explains the very important difference between physical and social distancing, as well as how to stay connected to others while protecting yourself against COVID-19.