Help & Information
It may sound a bit clinical to your ear at first, but the term is incredibly helpful in understanding the broad spectrum of experiences people have when drugs and alcohol harm them. Here's what it means.
Your mental health can affect — and be affected by — your loved ones. Here's how to discuss it with them so everyone can heal.
Are the concepts themselves up for debate? Do they require certain treatments, or abstinence from everything? It's complicated!
Are the concepts themselves up for debate? Do they require certain treatments, or abstinence from everything? It's complicated! And new ways of thinking are changing the conversation.
Your loved one agreed to get treatment for addiction during their intervention — or not. Here's what you need to know about what comes next.
You are the captain of your recovery, but you don't have to do it alone. A sober support network will lift you up in tough times and celebrate your triumphs.
All About Recovery
Need to get out of the house for a bit and see some friendly sober faces? Recovery support group meeting marathons run 24/7 from Christmas Eve through New Year's Day.
When you're traveling, you can take your sober support network with you — right in your pocket. Rocker Kasim Sulton shares his top recovery tip in this video.
It's harder to make recovery work if you overwork yourself. Here's how to keep your focus on what matters now.
For Family & Friends
Understand the process, make your loved one feel cherished and supported, and you can all begin to heal.
It's not talked about enough: Drugs and alcohol play a major role in suicides. But there are many paths out of despair. A top psychologist shares some important guidance.
Art therapy and creative expression are formidable tools for addressing addiction issues and mental health disorders. They're also fun!
Dealing with co-occurring disorders like depression or PTSD in recovery takes courage. Our message for Mental Health Awareness Month? There's every reason to have hope.
Substance use disorders frequently co-occur with this mood disorder, which impacts around 7 million American adults. But have hope: Today, both are more treatable than ever.
For Young People
There's never been a better time to go sober. Whether you're trying it out this month or already living the life, join us for some tips, ideas, inspiration — and maybe even new friends.
Doing college sans drugs and alcohol doesn't have to be a struggle. Some tips on making bonds that'll last and having a blast.
Recovery residences, specialized counselors, sub-free tailgates and … sober study abroad?! The sober college experience today is better than ever. These universities are showing the way.
All Sober compiles the best of the latest headlines. Here's your addiction and recovery news for the week of Feb. 12, 2024!
Speakers laid out plans and challenges for battling the opioid epidemic, supporting young people in recovery, implementing recovery-friendly workplaces and much more.
For decades, studies claimed that some alcohol consumption carried health benefits, but a new analysis finds their methodology was often flawed. Other recent research concludes no amount of alcohol is safe.
A critical medication for preventing opioid overdose deaths will now be available on store shelves nationwide, no prescription needed.