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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  

Drugs and sports

From NFL to Painkiller Hell—and Back

By Will Godfrey

Former Jets QB Ray Lucas suffered severe injuries during his NFL career. But his biggest battle—with the pills he'd started using as a pro—came after he retired. MORE  

First Person

AA’s Revolving Door

By Amy Dresner

I’ve relapsed more times than I can count. While it hasn’t been easy, it's at least taught me that what other people think really is none of my business.  MORE  

12 Step

How I Took the Third Step

By Taylor Ellsworth

It was only when I realized how impossible it was to run the show that I realized I could let go of the reins.  MORE  

Recovery

Closing on Sobriety

By McCarton Ackerman

Realtor Robert Radcliffe went from dealing drugs to gang members to selling Malibu mansions to millionaires. He just had to get sober along the way. MORE  

Recovery

Sober Jobs

By Melissa Petro

If you bottomed out and lost everything—or if you desperately need a shift in environment—the working world may prove to be a challenge. Say hello to your inner barista. MORE  

First Person

The New Girl

By Taylor Ellsworth

Women who are new in AA search for comfort wherever they can get it—and that often means with the guys. Believe me: that's how I did it.  MORE  

Writers and Recovery

The Teen Truthtellers

By Nic Sheff

Nic Sheff and Blake Nelson are both sober. They’ve both also written successful books about addiction and recovery aimed at teens. What happens when they sit down to talk about it?  MORE  

First Person

A Millennial Youth

By Taylor Ellsworth

Seventeen and MTV aren’t responsible for my feelings of inadequacy or the fact that I’m an addict. But they did their part to help. MORE  

Parental Pain

Jeannie Out of the Bottle

By McCarton Ackerman

A decade later, I Dream of Jeannie’s Barbara Eden speaks out about her son’s tragic overdose. MORE  

Lit Life

The Sober Mystery Tour

By Rachel Kramer Bussel

Writer Elizabeth Zelvin brings addiction, recovery and the 12 steps to the mystery world, showing—in her words—the humor and hope of recovery. MORE  

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