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Our mission is to offer a safe, non-triggering, recovery-focused resource for anyone who has struggled with addiction or has helped someone who struggled. We aim to provide articles that help bring awareness to addiction as a disease and honor the recovery process through insightful and motivating topics. Together, we can all work to inspire each other and bring thoughtfulness and truth to the recovery journey.
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Shannon’s Story of Recovery

Pittsburgh, PA  |  Sober Date: May 20, 2017 I am from a small town ...

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Learning to Love Myself While Finding Recovery

Written by: Sara Sheppard My name is Sara Sheppard, and I’m an addict. Every ...

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UnshA(A)ckled

Written By: Tim C. | Sobriety Date 10.28.16 I was born in central New ...

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Started From The Bottom

My childhood was wonderful. Although my family had its struggles, it wasn’t nearly as ...

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6 Ways to Stay Sober on New Year’s Eve

You made it through the Christmas holiday unscathed. Now you have to combat one ...

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How to Socialize With Your Co-workers When You Don’t Drink

Browsing your work inbox one day, you come across the following message: Subject: Holiday ...

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How to build a sobriety toolbox

What is a Sobriety Toolbox? Anything we can use as a safe coping mechanism ...

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Ways to enjoy a safe, sober Halloween

REMEMBER THAT HALLOWEEN CAN STILL BE SPOOKY, SAFE AND FUN. Don’t feel spooked in ...

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How Withdrawal Changes Sleep Patterns

Eliminating drug use is a smart step toward a healthy lifestyle, but it’s rarely ...

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What is SMART Recovery

What may work for some, will not work for others – finding a system ...