Tips For Stress Management in Recovery

Stress is a common and oftentimes unavoidable part of everyone’s life, so it’s incredibly important to consistently practice stress management in recovery. You don’t have to be struggling with mental illness to experience stress, nor does being on medication or actively pursuing mental health treatment mean that you’re immune to it. Stress and worry are …

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Money & Addiction: The Financial Cost of Substance Abuse

The cost of drug addiction is multidimensional, the effects of which extend well beyond the barrier of physical harm. One of the most important areas to take a hit outside of that barrier is one’s finances. Substance abuse has costs that are both obvious and not so obvious. Part of understanding the financial toll of …

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Managing Milestones in Sobriety: Birthday Parties, Weddings, and More

  When it comes to sobriety, birthday parties, weddings, anniversaries, and other milestone celebrations can be incredibly triggering. However, there are still many preventive steps you can take to support yourself—and others—during these events. Below, we’ll go over some of our best tips, ideas, and activities for your milestones without alcohol. In today’s culture, celebrating …

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Sober Vacations: Tips, Advice, and Top Locations

Enjoying your free time while remaining sober isn’t impossible, in fact, there is a growing list of destinations that are ideal for planning sober vacations. From all-inclusive vacations for non-drinkers to sober retreats and areas where drinking simply isn’t a big part of the culture, we’re sharing our favorite spots for sober vacations, plus tips …

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How Does Vaping Affect Teens

There’s been increased awareness in recent years over the teen vaping epidemic, but how does vaping affect teens—especially when it comes to their mental health? Today’s teens are more likely to use e-cigarettes than normal cigarettes, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. And rates of vaping among teens has jumped remarkably, with 42.5% …

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