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Relapsing on the Sinclair Method: My Experience

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Claudia Christian discusses her own struggles with compliance on the Sinclair Method, and the importance of self-care over the long term. In my desire to help others navigate the realities of recovery, I’ve always tried to be transparent about my mistakes, relapses, and non-compliance issues. That said, it hasn’t always been easy. Here I am, […]

Dry January Benefits: Should You Participate?

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The transition from one year to another can mean more than just the flip of a calendar page. For many, it’s a chance for a fresh start—an opportunity to establish new habits, or begin a healthier lifestyle. Whether you’re experiencing that post-holiday drinking fatigue, or you’ve been meaning to cut back in general, Dry January […]

An Entertainment Giant Tackles Addiction and Recovery

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Recently the veteran industry magazine Variety unveiled The Recovery Issue, a series of 12 articles on addiction in the entertainment world. Reports from people in television, film, music, and theater call attention to the very real issue of alcohol use disorder (AUD) and the process of getting sober. In an article on television shows, Caroline […]

Tips for Sticking with Medication Treatment for Alcohol Addiction

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Claudia Christian shares her personal advice on sticking with medication-based alcohol treatment for the long term. Let’s face it, we’re all very different animals when it comes to compliance, planning, or just plain remembering to take medication. We range from super-focused, A-type people who chart, graph, and set alarms for everything, to stressed out, busy […]

How to Navigate the Holidays Sober, With Humor

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No matter how long it’s been since you’ve had a drink, the holidays bring a special kind of pressure. Tipsy relatives asking you questions you don’t want to answer. Friends hosting booze-fueled New Year’s Eve events. Those same 10 Christmas tunes. It’s no wonder this is a season many newly sober people dread as much […]

17 Fun Holiday Activities That Don’t Involve Drinking

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If you’d like to stay sober, or drink less this holiday season, you’re not alone. Many of us feel that alcohol plays a bigger role in the festivities than we’d like. Often, we feel the consequences once the merriment subsides—maybe we’ve packed on a few pounds, or we feel foggy and have low energy when […]

25 Recovery Quotes to Keep You Moving Forward

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Recovering from alcohol addiction can feel intimidating. Sometimes, a boost of encouragement, or a reminder that you’re not alone, can make all the difference. Below, we’ve collected some of our favorite recovery quotes. First, you’ll find some inspirational wisdom for when the path seems steep. Second, you’ll see some testimony from celebrities who have battled […]

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