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Too Many Doctors Still Get Addiction Wrong

By Anna David

When I was an active addict, my interactions with medical professionals harmed rather than helped me. Sadly, I'm far from alone. MORE  

Sobriety's New Prepaid Card

By McCarton Ackerman

Three sober addicts have created the Next Step Card to help people in early recovery manage their money.  MORE  

The Buddy System

By Laura Barcella

Just because you’re sober and in a program doesn’t mean that all your interactions will be easy. Welcome to the sober friendship. MORE  

How to Quit Being a Hooker

By McCarton Ackerman

With sex addiction claiming celebrity headlines in recent years, Sex Workers Anonymous addresses the less glamorous topic: addiction to prostitution. MORE  

Cutting: A Painful Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

Cutting yourself to quell emotional pain isn’t all that different from drinking or drugging, though the scars are more apparent. The question is: How dangerous is it? MORE  

Make Your Sober Resolution Stick

By Judy McGuire

Lots of people resolve to get sober on New Year's Day. If you think you're going to be one of them, read these tips on how to do it right. MORE  

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