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Cobain, Unforgotten

By Jaime Neptune

Kurt Cobain died 20 years ago this week—just before the internet became a part of our daily lives. Yet here I am, still clacking away my grief online. MORE  

Health

Drinking Through Cancer Treatment

By Erika Masterson

It wasn't until I completed treatment for breast cancer that I finally realized I had a problem with alcohol. MORE  

Sport

Methadone to Marathons

By Jaime Neptune

I was a chain-smoking junkie, then clean but chubby. Then I found marathon running—another addictive high altogether. MORE  

Options

Addicted to Suboxone

By Dillon Murphy

This is how the solution becomes the problem: I first took suboxone to withdraw from heroin. Now I'm hooked on it. MORE  

Business

Whither the Grapevine?

By Meg Williams

The rise of digital media has presented the print publishing industry with daunting challenges. AA’s Grapevine is by no means immune. MORE  

Joining

Sober Summer Shares

By Katherine Cooke

I stopped being polite and starting getting real—by playing beach blanket bingo in Montauk. MORE  

Travel

Our People in Havana

By James Giuliani

Alcoholics Anonymous in Cuba is the same as everywhere else. Only with more technicolor, enthusiasm and love than I've found anywhere else. MORE  

The Interwebs

Anonymous Facebook Etiquette

By Bobbi Anderson

Don't "like" me because I'm sober in AA. And stop outing me with your clicks. Follow these five steps toward social-networking propriety. MORE  

Cigs

My Acceptable E-Cigarette Addiction

By Jacintha McGahon

Quitting smoking took forever, but now I'm hooked instead on my shiny electronic cigarette. MORE  

Identity

Being a Lesbian in AA

By Michaela Miller

How do you manage terminal uniqueness when you are in fact unique? A minority AA member from Portland reports. MORE  

Story Time

Let Me Tell You a Story

By Maddy Demberg

In recovery, the war stories we tell and hear can divert us from the solution. MORE  

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The Rehab Review
Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 
 

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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Did I Pick the Wrong Sponsor, Or Is it Me?

After four years of thinking about asking someone to sponsor me, someone finally asked to be my sponsor. But I'm not sure it was a good decision... for either of us.

Sober Living

Articles on Alcoholism, Drug Abuse and Addiction Recovery

Our Sober Living section features a library of articles on alcoholism, drug abuse and addiction recovery. Stay informed and get inspired by reading these articles, essays, and tips for a healthy life.