A look at substance abuse after 2016

By Alek S. Addiction is a problem that has been around for as long as there has been civilization. However, based on the understanding of the disease model of addiction, epidemics that are related to addiction have come and gone, throughout time. Today, we find ourselves in the midst of an addiction epidemic that has […] Read More →

Recovery Rocks Interviews

Recovery Rocks – Esther Nagle

Esther Nagle found her sobriety in yoga, and her life purpose in sobriety. She is the author of Bent Back into Shape, Beating Addiction Through Yoga, host of the Sober Living Rocks podcast, and teacher of Yoga for recovery. Esther loves to dance, adores the Beatles and particularly George Harrison, loves walking in the mountains, […] Read More →

Sober Solutions

Recovery red flags

Once you got sober, do the steps, take part in some therapy, go to rehab you may have thought you were ‘done’ and could just go about your life now you were ‘fixed.’ I hate to be the one to tell you…but it’s not quiet like that. From time to time you are going to […] Read More →

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Caitlin Moran blocked me on Twitter and I’m kinda devastated.

It’s true. She blocked me. She was one of my ‘go to’ people when anything interesting happened, because she always writes so succinctly and is piercingly honest. Initially, I thought she was taking a Twitter break as I couldn’t see her tweets on Tweetdeck. Then to my horror, I realized she had actually blocked me. […] Read More →

Busting the, ‘when you’re drunk, you tell the truth’ myth.

Paul Gascoigne (ex-British soccer player) has been hospitalized again. He was drunk and got into a fight after racially abusing some other guests. This is awful on many levels and racial abuse should never be tolerated but it’s important to point out that Paul Gascoigne is a really, really sick man. It’s also important to […] Read More →

Benefits of being alcohol free

Taking the step to be alcohol-free is a difficult process for many. Millions of dollars are spent each year in the U.S. just to reduce our dependence on it. However, there are so many positive life experiences that come from putting the bottle down for the last time. It may be hard to see this […] Read More →