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Facing Down Addiction and Recovery Stigma

In a perfect world, everyone would admire the feat of recovery — or at least mind their own business. Until then, here are a few tips.

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Does a 'High-Functioning' Person Need Help?

The question is precisely why the term "high functioning" is broadly unhelpful. Plenty of "successful" people struggle with addiction and mental health.

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10 Top Colleges for Recovery — And Sober Adventure

Recovery residences, specialized counselors, sub-free tailgates and … sober study abroad?! The sober college experience today is better than ever.

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I'm in Recovery and Ready To Work. What Do I Need To Know?

A job can bring serious benefits to your recovery, even beyond the financial ones. But it can also test you. Just understand a few things going in.

Jobs & Career

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Subs & Drugs & Rock & Roll, Part 2: A Day in the Life

Don Fertman woke up one morning 40 years ago and poured himself a drink, as usual. But the future Subway exec didn't know this day would be far from ordinary.

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Subs & Drugs & Rock & Roll, Part 1: With a Little Help From My Friends

Don Fertman, longtime Subway exec, writes about a pivotal moment in his 40 years of sobriety: what happened after he went public about his recovery on "Undercover Boss."

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Is Alcohol Big in Your Work Culture? Here's How To Sidestep — Or Talk About It

The "Mad Men" era may be over, but some workplaces can still be particularly challenging in recovery. Some pointers on putting your sobriety first.

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What Is a Recovery-Friendly Workplace?

And how can I create one at my company? Here's why and how implementing a work-life recovery program pays off.

Recovery-Ready Workplace

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Here's How To Make the Office Holiday Party Recovery-Friendly

Four ways to make your holiday party more inviting to employees who are in recovery, according to the Society for Human Resource Management.

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How Can I Be a Sober Ally in the Workplace?

You're not in addiction recovery, but you want to show up for people who are. Great! Here's what that looks like at the office.

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The Benefits of a Recovery-Friendly Workplace

Also called a "recovery-ready workplace," it's a winning proposition for high-quality employers and employees alike.

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What Is a Recovery-Friendly Workplace?

And how can I create one at my company? Here's why and how implementing a work-life recovery program pays off.

Sober-Friendly Schools

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Your Guide To Hanging Out and Making Friends in College — Sober

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.

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10 Top Colleges for Recovery — And Sober Adventure

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.

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Colleges Make Big Strides for Students in Recovery

Leading universities are now tailoring collegiate recovery programs to include newer models of treatment and broader experiences of recovery.

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Heading Back to School After Addiction Treatment? Here's How To Ace It

If you're ready to get back to class and back on track, study up on these tips to avoid the old hazards and start fresh.

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Time Management: An Underrated Skill for Relaunching in Recovery

It's hard to find serenity, or even a moment to breathe, when you're always at max capacity. Learn how to organize your time, and you'll get more out of sobriety.

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Don't Be Shy, Jump Into Volunteering

Whether NASA or PETA is more your speed, volunteering will keep you stimulated, introduce you to a community and give you a way to give back, sober.

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The 100 Best U.S. Cities for Living Sober

Looking for a change of scenery in recovery? A comprehensive new ranking reveals the top American cities for living sober. Some might surprise you.

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Find the Perfect Volunteer Opportunity

Boost your recovery journey after addiction — and have some fun. Here’s a starter list of volunteer resources!

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