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Wear Your Recovery Gear Proudly

The post Wear Your Recovery Gear Proudly appeared first on Sober Nation. I got my new shirt from AIR Wear the other day. I was excited to get it and put it on right away to see how it fit. I was staring at myself in the mirror checking out the way I looked, and a thought came over me.  I don’t want to wear this in public. Show More Summary

Win the Day – How to Live and Stay Sober a Day at a Time [VIDEO]

The post Win the Day – How to Live and Stay Sober a Day at a Time [VIDEO] appeared first on Sober Nation. Subscribe to Our YouTube Channel  Translation What’s up everybody? Tim Stoddart here. Sobernation.com I got a Facebook message today that really hit home with me. Show More Summary

5 Reasons I am So Fing Grateful to be Sober

The post 5 Reasons I am So Fing Grateful to be Sober appeared first on Sober Nation. Every once in a while, I can lose perspective. I think it’s safe to say I am in one of those periods in my life. I have been working too much and spending too little time taking care of myself. Eventually, that little demon inside starts talking to me. Show More Summary

Sobriety and Matters of the Heart

The post Sobriety and Matters of the Heart appeared first on Sober Nation. If you’re a recovering addict or alcoholic, love and relationships in sobriety can cause stress: BIG TIME. Newcomers and old-timers alike will relate to the complexities of getting back out into the world of romance after getting sober. Show More Summary

Take Credit for Your Sobriety and Use it to Your Advantage

The post Take Credit for Your Sobriety and Use it to Your Advantage appeared first on Sober Nation. What if I was to say, “Becoming an addict or alcoholic, then getting sober, could be one of the best things to ever happen to you?” You...Show More Summary

Do You Need to Find God to Get Sober? [VIDEO]

The post Do You Need to Find God to Get Sober? [VIDEO] appeared first on Sober Nation. Subscribe to Our YouTube Channel  So we need to touch on an important topic real quick. I’ve gotten a lot of messages over the years and this is something that we haven’t actually talked about together in a while. Show More Summary

The Surgeon General Releases a Historic Report on the Addiction Crisis in America

The post The Surgeon General Releases a Historic Report on the Addiction Crisis in America appeared first on Sober Nation. We’ve never seen this before. The topic of addiction and addiction treatment has been brought up from time to time from public and government officials. Show More Summary

My scar is a reminder of when life tried to break me, but failed.

The post My scar is a reminder of when life tried to break me, but failed. appeared first on Sober Nation. One of my favorite quotes, “share your story, it might save someone else”. I don’t have the name of the author, but it is one of the reasons leading me here. Show More Summary

Some Harsh Words to Help You Avoid Enabling

The post Some Harsh Words to Help You Avoid Enabling appeared first on Sober Nation. One of the biggest discussions on blogs and forums about addiction is the subject of enabling. It’s very emotional. Last week I talked to a mother about her son. Show More Summary

Recovery’s Newest Hotspot: Tennessee and the City of Nashville

The post Recovery’s Newest Hotspot: Tennessee and the City of Nashville appeared first on Sober Nation. The recovery community is global, but there are some areas where recovery thrives and community support is especially strong. Many...Show More Summary

Ask An Addict: Travel The World While Staying Sober

The post Ask An Addict: Travel The World While Staying Sober appeared first on Sober Nation. We all got sober because, deep down, we knew a better life was on the other side of our addiction. And, part of that better life is being able...Show More Summary

Learning How to Meditate

The post Learning How to Meditate appeared first on Sober Nation. “Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” –Buddha A daily meditation practice can change your life. It’s a peaceful time to connect with yourself, your spirit, and the universe around you. Show More Summary

Commentary: The Most Under-Recognized Public Health Crisis

We lose nearly 130 people a day to drug overdoses. It is the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, and the loss is felt most acutely by the families left behind. By doing a better job of helping families and their addicted...Show More Summary

United States Asks United Nations to Help Control Fentanyl Ingredients

The United States has asked the United Nations to classify two chemicals used to make fentanyl as controlled substances, The Wall Street Journal reports. The post United States Asks United Nations to Help Control Fentanyl Ingredients appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.

Powerful Heroin Substitute Called Pink Being Sold Online

An increasingly popular synthetic opioid known as Pink is being sold online, according to NBC News. Only four states—Florida, Ohio, Wyoming and Georgia—have banned the drug, also known as U-47700. The post Powerful Heroin Substitute Called Pink Being Sold Online appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.

Study: Opioids Appear to Blunt Natural Parenting Instincts

A new study suggests opioids may blunt natural parenting instincts. The findings may help explain why some parents who are addicted to opioids put their children at risk, The New York Times reports. The post Study: Opioids Appear to Blunt Natural Parenting Instincts appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.

Some High Schools Teach Teens About Dangers of Heroin and Prescription Opioids

Some high schools are teaching teens about the dangers of heroin and prescription opioids. One school in West Virginia has a drug-free club, which meets to learn about drug use and addiction. The post Some High Schools Teach Teens About Dangers of Heroin and Prescription Opioids appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.

New Poll Finds 60 Percent of American Adults Say Marijuana Should be Legal

A new Gallup poll finds 60 percent of American adults believe marijuana should be legal. Last week a study released by the Pew Research Center found 57 percent of U.S. adults say they support legalizing marijuana. The post New Poll Finds 60 Percent of American Adults Say Marijuana Should be Legal appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.

Support Matt Williams In His Quest To Provide “Second Chances.”

The post Support Matt Williams In His Quest To Provide “Second Chances.” appeared first on Sober Nation. Matt Williams has an amazing story. He has battled his addictions and has turned his experience into a mechanism to help other people. In a quest to discover himself, Matt began running. Show More Summary

Ask An Addict: Navigating Highs & Lows

The post Ask An Addict: Navigating Highs & Lows appeared first on Sober Nation. A lot of us get sober with the idea that everything is going to change instantly. Sometimes we tell ourselves that our drinking or our drug use was the only thing creating problems in our lives. Show More Summary

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