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It's Lonely at the Bottom

By Diannee Carden Glenn

It's easy to throw around terms like "tough love," "enabler," and "rock bottom." Living with those terms is another story. MORE  

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On My Knees

By Sadie Long

Being an alcoholic woman can mean degradation; being a sober woman can mean dignity, with haunting memories. MORE  

Recovering Together

Helping My Wife Survive Childhood Sexual Abuse

By Grant Cameron

My wife revealed to me that she had been sexually abused by her stepfather. The process of healing has been difficult, but together we are working towards her recovery. MORE  

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Down for the Count: The Discipline of Moderation

By André Wasp

Many newcomers to Moderation Management come to find there's a whole lot more counting than they thought. But it's worth it. MORE  

Early Days

Stepping Over the Bodies

By Rich Howard

Life on the frontlines of the real War on Drugs in the recovery capital of the world. MORE  

Lit Life

Clean Reading: Five Books to Read in Treatment

By Zachary Siegel

Five books to read in treatment or early sobriety, numbered arbitrarily . . . . MORE  

Double Trouble

Mork and Me

By Amy Dresner

Can you ever get better when your career is based on being ill? Fix columnist Amy Dresner on being bipolar, an addict and a comedian. MORE  

Memory

Remembering the Robin Williams I Knew

By Carole Mallory

He was a friend decades ago, then our lives took different, but parallel paths. A few memories from afar . . . MORE  

Joke!

Joe Sober—I AM GOD (as you understand Him)

By Joe Sober

The continuing adventures of Joe Sober . . . in Malibu. MORE  

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I Was a Sugar Slut!

By Liz Woods

Sugar has been my drug of choice since childhood, especially frosting. Then I found a way out. MORE  

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Divorce: What is it Good For?

By Daniel Isanov

There are a lot of answers out there, but for me, divorce isn't one of them. MORE  

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Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Reflections
 
 
 
 

This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

Capo By The Sea
 
 
 
 

Capo By The Sea offers an executive rehab program complete with medical detox and a focus on dual-diagnosis issues, as well as an outpatient option in an environment that exudes the kind of beach house optimism one would expect from an Orange County recovery outfit.

Journey Malibu
 
 
 
 

Want many of the luxury amenities A-listers have come to expect—including an enormous backyard with a pool and patio, an herb garden, a volleyball net and a spectacular vista of the Santa Monica mountains—with a recovery program to match?

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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Articles on Alcoholism, Drug Abuse and Addiction Recovery

Our Sober Living section features a library of articles on alcoholism, drug abuse and addiction recovery. Stay informed and get inspired by reading these articles, essays, and tips for a healthy life.