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.
Recovery

3 Ways Your Appearance Changes When You Quit Drinking

You will see many beneficial appearance changes after you quit drinking, including ones right in the mirror.
Blog

Stories of Transformation: Alison B.

Alison B. struggled with substance abuse for most of her early life and ended up in the ICU after a heroin relapse. Listen to and read her story here.
Mental Health

Managing Stress in Recovery

Stress can be a huge contributor to relapse. Learn how to deal with stress effectively and strengthen your recovery.
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.
Recovery

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.
Addiction Treatment

Drug and Alcohol Detox: Everything You Need to Know

Detox is an essential first step in recovery from drug or alcohol addiction. Medical detox provides 24/7 treatment to help you through withdrawal.

How to Handle Holiday Stress

As the end of the year approaches, many people are consumed with holiday preparations. Whether that is baking cookies or hosting a large gathering, the holidays can be both mentally and physically draining.  Learning to recognize common stressors will help you take control of the holiday season and eliminate any unpleasant surprises. Learn to Manage […]
Blog

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

How to Enjoy Valentine’s Day Without Alcohol

Valentine's Day can be overwhelming, especially when you're sober, but it doesn't have to be. In this interview, Jesse Wright, a recovery coach at Mountainside who is in recovery himself, shares his tips for enjoying the day (and dating in general) without alcohol.
Alcohol

How to Tell if Someone is Drinking Too Much and How to Help

Learn the warning signs of alcoholism and what you can do to get your loved ones the help they need.
Sober Fun

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

A huge part of getting sober is having fun in recovery. Join us as we discuss sober fun with Jimmy Hamm, founder of Clean Fun Network
Recovery

5 Tips to Help Your Loved One in Recovery

You play a vital role in your loved one's recovery process. Learn how to help your loved one feel supported as they address and overcome their addiction.