Dec 21, 2016

Spirituality: All Inclusive, Never Exclusive

Ever since its original publishing, the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous makes many references to God. At Discovery Place, a concerted...
Dec 14, 2016

Cocaine Withdrawal: Symptoms & Tips

My cocaine abuse history was somewhat unusual in that it wasn't my drug of choice. I wasn't Tony Montana, as much as I'd like to think I...
Dec 7, 2016

Quit Heroin – The Comprehensive Guide to Heroin Recovery

Trapped in the Well of Addiction Imagine, for a moment, the analogy of a child trapped in a well. After an unlucky slip, the toddler...
Nov 30, 2016

How to Turn Down a Drink Like a Boss

Okay, so you’re sober now. But keep clean long enough, and someone will ask you if you’d like a drink. If you haven’t prepared a...
Nov 23, 2016

In Defense of the 12 Steps

It seems the 12 step community is under attack. Articles running in major media outlets and websites question the effectiveness of the 12...
Nov 16, 2016

How to Stay Sober on Vacation

The day has arrived. You’ve put in the work. You’ve stayed sober. Now it’s time for a little rest and relaxation. Maybe something on...
Nov 9, 2016

What the Top Recovery Blogs Say About Sobriety

I reached out to some of the top recovery blogs around the web for this article and asked them a series of recovery-related questions. It...
Nov 2, 2016

What Recovery Means to Me

How can I put into words something that can only be experienced? It takes my breath away to think of where I was two years ago. I seem to...