Can One Gene Cause Alcoholism?

Can One Gene Cause Alcoholism?

Since the advent of Alcoholics Anonymous in the early 20th century, each decade has seen a growing body of research and understanding of addiction. Sobriety, once thought to be a matter of morals or willpower, has been recognized as addressing and treating a blend of genetics, environment, biology, and more. In fact, people who have…

Trinny Woodall’s Addiction Disease

Trinny Woodall’s Addiction Disease

Trinny Woodall, star of the British version of What Not To Wear, recently admitted her past obsession with drugs and alcohol made her a “sick person.” Once she made the distinction between being a “bad person” — her words — who suffered from addiction and a “sick person” who needed help recovering from a disease,…

No More Vodka in My OJ

No More Vodka in My Orange Juice: My Autobiography

Photo: Sweet Beet and Green Bean I have to admit, I’m excited. With the publication of “No More Vodka in My Orange Juice” I’m finally getting a chance to tell my own story of addiction, recovery, and redemption. It’s a story many addicts will find familiar, and one I hope inspires others to find their…

Sober St. Patty’s Day Activities

5 Sober St. Patty’s Day Activities

  St. Patrick’s Day does not have to be synonymous with drinking alcohol. Celebrating the Irish tradition sober is a great way to become closer to your heritage, friends, and family members. To give you some ideas on what you can do on St. Patty’s day that doesn’t involve drinking, here are 5 activities. Chances…

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Sober New Year’s Eve Fun

New Year’s Eve is a time of celebration. A time to prepare for a fresh start and ring in new beginnings! However, it can also be a time of temptation for those who choose to abstain from alcohol and drugs. As you consider your New Year’s Eve plans, it’s important to remember that there are…