7 Tips for Relationships in Early Recovery

Nov 28, 2016
You're supposed to avoid intimate relationships for the first year of sobriety, but sometimes this is easier said than done....

Pain Patients Fear the Future Amid Opioid...

As overdoses surge, doctors are cutting back on prescribing opiate painkillers—at the cost of those who actually need them. As...

The Worst and Best of Recovery Cliches

Nov 17, 2016
If you spend time in recovery circles you will hear these same clichés over and over again. Some make you...

Save Me From My Own Insanity…

I have one hour to get up and I’m sweating in my bed with withdrawal and I know I can’t...

How My Daughter Got Sober

Amethyst was different, the way they treated me and made everything so seamless; they had everything I knew my daughter...

Brick by Brick

My first few weeks back from treatment…no one would answer my phone calls besides my family who was worried sick...

How to Get Married Without Getting Drunk

Nov 08, 2016
Funny how anticipating a sip of champagne on my theoretical wedding day had been one of those things that initially...

Governor Mary Fallin on How To Solve...

"One of the biggest barriers to success for people who have had felonies was to check a box on a...

Getting My Marbles Back: Reflecting On Five...

Nov 02, 2016
I got a lot better by getting a little better – a little at a time. Five years of slowly...

The 7 Biggest Differences Between Sober People...

Oct 31, 2016
When you’re on the extreme end of the spectrum like I was, it can feel like sober people are aliens....