Recovery

Recovery is a lifelong journey, including the relapses, the therapy appointments, the cravings, and the successes. Get tips to strengthen your recovery and help you to live a healthy, happy sobriety.
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What is Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS)?

After the physical symptoms of withdrawal subside, many people experience post-acute withdrawal syndrome. Learn how to manage these symptoms.
Recovery

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.
Recovery

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.
Recovery

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.
Recovery

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.
Wellness

4 Things That Are Keeping You Up at Night

When you can't get enough sleep, you can't function. Learn how to get better sleep at night with a few easy lifestyle changes.
Mental Health

Being Highly Sensitive Does Not Equal Weakness

Have you ever cried during a Disney movie? Felt overwhelmed in a big crowd? Learn the strengths and challenges of being highly sensitive.
Recovery

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.
Family Wellness

What to Do When Your Loved One Relapses

Watching your loved one relapse is both disheartening and concerning. Learn what you can do to help them get back on the path to sobriety.
Wellness

5 Ways Gardening Can Help Your Recovery

Gardening provides many benefits for people in addiction recovery. Learn how it encourages mindfulness and provides other benefits.
Mental Health

How Is Trauma Linked to Addiction?

For many who experience a trauma, the shock and hurt dissipates with time. Others, however, may turn to substances and develop addictions.
Recovery

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.