November 5, 2018

How to Avoid Relapse During The Holidays

The holidays can be a joyous time of year, but it can also trigger a lot of stress. There are many celebrations, social events and possible opportunities where triggers and temptations could arise. Whether or not it is your first time navigating the holidays sober, it’s always a great idea to know what may come, […]

Addiction Recovery, Addiction Stories, Healthy Eating and Recovery, Holidays, Sober Living and Aftercare
April 29, 2013

7 Subtle Signs That You’ve Got a Problem with Alcohol

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. As the month comes to a close, we want to remind our readers that there are signs, often discounted, that a person may have a drinking problem. Problem drinkers generally show several signs together and that is where their friends and families should be concerned: You vow to quite drinking […]

Addiction Recovery, Alcoholism, Behavioral Addictions, Drug Treatment
April 25, 2013

The Power of an Inspirational Story

A hedge fund manager named James Altucher recently included an inspirational story in his blog, The Altucher Confidential. Recently he wrote about his former babysitter Lynn, sharing her incredible story of overcoming drug addiction and becoming a successful entrepreneur. Take a moment to read Altucher’s post from his blog and be inspired. When Lynn was […]

Addiction Recovery, Drug Treatment, Mental Health
April 1, 2013

New City Councilmember Mike Bonin Overcame Addiction

USC Annenberg TV reports on the election of Mike Bonin to the Los Angeles City Council in an online segment last week.  Mr. Bonin’s personal history of overcoming addiction – about which he speaks openly — brought him more attention than your average candidate. He recently celebrated 18 years of being sober.  But while many […]

Addiction Recovery, Drug Treatment