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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  

Cleaning Up

Twin-City Sobriety

By Zachary Siegel

Minnesota isn't just the land of rehabs. Some of us have to stay sober there too. A report from the treatment heartland. MORE  

Blowhards

Stop Historicizing Alcoholics Anonymous

By Bobbi Anderson

So you've read some biographies of AA's founders. Please feel free not to share your completely not startling or new revelations. MORE  

Alanon

A Tale of Two Weddings

By Malina Saval

Attending a Ukrainian wedding with my now-sober husband was a sedate affair—and we loved every minute of it. MORE  

Think

A Unified Theory of Shame

By Daniel Isanov

If you are powerless over your addiction, you might want to consider getting over yourself, especially your self-hatred. MORE  

Better

Quitting Rage

By Scarlett Fever

On the hunt for my rapist, armed with rage-fueled revenge fantasies, I finally learned to let go of the anger that had defined me. MORE  

Near-Beer

Alcohol-Free Beer: a Lesson in “Moderation”

By Jenny Oliver

I drank a near-beer and it didn't kill me, but it did teach me to cherish my hard-won sobriety that much more. MORE  

Holiday

How I Learned to Love the Holidays

By Harry Healy

Addiction is a three fold disease—Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's. Here's my way out of that obstacle course. MORE  

Help

The Strange Man in My Bedroom

By Emma Stein

Just over a year ago my family staged an intervention on me. It saved my life. MORE  

Divorce

Bye Bye Baby

By Tessa Stein

Moving out on my addict husband made sense. . . but divorcing him feels so . . . final MORE  

Rehab

What I Learned at Rehab

By Simeon Stone

I went to five rehabs, one halfway house and a psychiatric hospital before I got sober. This is what that taught me. MORE  

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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.

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

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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. 

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

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I took my addicted self from private health insurance to MediCal—it wasn't that bad, until I visited the psychiatrist.

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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.