Monthly Archives: April 2020

What Do I Need to Know About Vaping?


There was a time when e-cigarettes were viewed as a healthy alternative to kick the habit of traditional cigarettes. In order to wean off cigarettes that cause nicotine addiction and cancer, e-cigarettes were marketed as the solution for cessation. Before, e-cigarettes and the e-juice were even FDA approved; products such as the JUUL started to […]

Jim Montgomery: Road to Recovery

John Montgomery

The stigma of addiction often makes people think that it only affects lower class, non-working individuals. The truth is that addiction can happen to anyone who drinks or uses drugs. There is no forewarning with addiction, and anyone can fall victim to its grips. No one is immune unless they just do not consume alcohol […]

Do Delusional Disorders Really Exist?

delusional disorders

The symptoms of addiction and mental health issues include delusional thoughts and actions. If you live in a place that has prevalent homelessness, you may see people walking around thinking they are talking to someone other than themselves; you may see them doing bizarre actions that make you feel afraid for their well-being. What you […]

Nine Tell-Tale Signs It’s Time to Get Sober

There are two types of people who need to get sober. Those who already know they need to get sober but are not willing to take the necessary measures to do so, and those who have no idea they need to get sober, because they are in denial. They believe they are participating in recreational […]

Reasons Why Your Environment Is Crucial for Your Recovery

your environment

Having some shelter is a basic necessity for the well-being of someone’s self-care. Without a place to retreat, life tends to become chaotic and unpredictable. Not having a safe place to fall in their recovery will eventually lead a person to feel unstable in their environment. What you need to understand is that the environment […]

What Can Telemedicine Do for Your Recovery?


We are fortunate in this day and time to have amazing technology that enables us to connect to people anywhere we can also receive our technology. Talking to others on video chat or through an online meeting platform has heightened the ability to aid people who need medical help without seeing them in person. This […]

What Is Rule 62?

Having fun in sobriety is a must. The problem most people come upon is that they have no idea how to have fun without the effects of alcohol and/or drugs being part of the equation. Instead, they may find themselves joyless, overcompensating in other areas of their life, and falling short in their recovery program. […]

How to Be of Service on Earth Day

How to Be of Service on Earth Day

As sober members of recovery, we can always use new ways to be of service to keep it refreshing and fun. Service is an important aspect of recovery which can be expanded outside of the rooms of recovery through finding local organizations to volunteer at. Another way to find inspiring service options is to find […]

Can I Stay Sober This Easter?

sober Easter

There are some days where staying sober can be harder than others. Family holidays such as Easter, which is also a religious holiday, can be difficult to navigate. When you have used drinking and using drugs as your coping mechanism for so many years, being around your loved ones can be challenging. Even though you […]

Step Four: Personal Inventory

Step Four: Personal Inventory

Now that you have worked through Steps One, Two, and Three, you should be really proud of the progress you are making. The 12-Steps are thorough, to say the least, and the fact that you are conceding to your innermost self that you are suffering from addiction, while trying to connect to a Higher Power, […]