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35 Steps to Total Demoralization

By Dillon Murphy

How low will you go before you hit bottom? This list can help, or at least guide you, before it happens. MORE  

Sex and Sobriety

Punch Drunk Love

By Francesca Brandelius

Romance, for me, has always been as intoxicating as drugs. Will I ever be able to find love without feeling drunk? MORE  

First Person

Relapsing on Mouthwash

By Vicki Hogarth

The meetings I went to were creepy enough for me to avoid the program altogether—and eventually relapse while gargling. Then I realized something had to change: me. MORE  

Recovery

Hitting a Wall in Sobriety

By Kristen McGuiness

Sometimes just being sober is good enough, but sometimes it's not. What do you do when recovery is driving you crazy? MORE  

First Person

Why I Need Two Programs

By Dufflyn Lammers

I got sober but still had problems with everyone in my life. As it turns out, people were my first—and last—drug.  MORE  

Spiritual Solution

You Can Pray Relapses Away. Really.

By Tracey Logan

New findings in neuroscience help clarify why spirituality improves success with sobriety. MORE  

Pop Culture

Recovery On Her Mind

By McCarton Ackerman

Ray Charles’ seventh child opens up about her drug-fueled past, her sobriety, and a father who was never there for her.  MORE  

First Person

How Do You Go From Strung Out To Sober?

By Nic Sheff

Sobriety stories tend to start in the gutter and end in glory. But what happens in the middle?  MORE  

Recovery

Sun Salutations in Sobriety

By Jennifer Garam

Many people in recovery are seeking serenity in the rooms—of yoga studios.  MORE  

First Person

How AA Made Me a Comic

By Amy Dresner

I never knew I was that funny until my shares started killing. And it wasn’t too long a journey from the rooms to the stage.  MORE  

First Person

My Mom’s Addiction

By Taylor Ellsworth

My mother has struggled with various forms of addiction for her whole life. And I’ve struggled to forgive her. 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.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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Proud to be Sober, Proud to be Catholic

I noticed a decided anti-Catholic bent at the AA meetings I was attending, but my sobriety has only benefited from my religious upbringing.

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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.