Relationships

Healthy connections and support systems are vital to your recovery. Learn about how you can build new relationships and work on old ones.
Family Wellness

5 Tips for Rekindling the "Spark" in a Relationship

For long-term relationships, that initial "spark" can die down over time. Find out how to rekindle your relationship with these tips.
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

Why Are So Many Queer People Using Drugs and Alcohol?

Learn what places LGBTQ+ individuals at a higher risk of addiction and how queer people can best seek treatment.
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.
Family Wellness

5 Dos and Don’ts When Your Partner Is Struggling with Addiction

You don't have to feel powerless when helping an addicted spouse or partner. Learn how you can best support your partner in seeking recovery.
Recovery

My Experience Setting Boundaries in Early Recovery

Setting boundaries in recovery is hard. In my personal experience, I learned a few things you can do in case your boundaries are tested.
Recovery

Dating in Recovery

Jumping back into the dating scene may feel daunting to those in recovery. By owning sobriety and having confidence, everything else will follow.
Family Wellness

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.
Mental Health

Toxic Positivity: The Problem with Constantly Searching for the Silver Lining

Here's why "looking on the bright side" can become damaging to your emotional well-being and harm relationships.
Recovery

What I Wish My Family Would Have Known When I Was Struggling With Addiction

Discover why addiction is a family disease and how it affects everyone, not just the individual struggling with substance abuse.
Family Wellness

How Forgiveness Can Help You and Your Family Heal

Having trouble forgiving a loved one struggling with addiction? Clinician Gabrielle Wynschenk analyzes how and why forgiveness is such a powerful force.
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.