Sobriety By the Numbers: Mobile & Online Help

Asking for help is not a weakness, but rather a strength. [image_with_animation image_url=”6122″ alignment=”” animation=”Fade In” hover_animation=”none” border_radius=”none” box_shadow=”none” image_loading=”default” max_width=”100%” max_width_mobile=”default”] Gratitude begins with knowing 24/7 telephone hotlines and chat rooms are available. You never have to be or feel alone this holiday season. Often it is the hardest thing to do for an…

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Be Thankful For Sober Apps

Nothing takes the place of face-to-face personal support by way of group meetings and counseling and coaching, when it comes to treating substance abuse and alcoholism. Social apps are a great network for staying connected while out of town during the holidays. Here are my 8 picks for the best free sober apps of 2018.…

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Sober Emergency Card: 6 Tips to Protect Your Sobriety During the Holidays

Seasonal holidays have built-in stressors no matter how mentally healthy we are. Financial and family strains are the usual culprits that rob one of being of good cheer during Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. The alcoholic/addict and people challenged with eating disorders have an even greater grinch at play for staying sober, preventing relapse…

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Suicide: An Overdose of Trauma

Nobody likes to utter the word: suicide. It’s ugly. It’s distasteful. It’s troubling. Most of us would rather look away from this fatal consequence of mental illness—and remain blissfully ignorant to just how prevalent suicide is in our world. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. Over 45,000 people die each…

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