Giving Up the Drink Or: Why I Had to Give Up on Booze

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Alex Steed explains how his love relationship with alcohol soured, and how he and booze finally—and recently—broke up.

How I Became a Cocaine Addict

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Cocaine temporarily solved a big problem for Brian Cuban. But it created even bigger ones. Now in recovery, he recounts his journey into addiction.

Punks in Recovery with Craig Lewis

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Craig Lewis is a Certified Peer Specialist who struggled immensely with mental health issues. He has successfully transformed into a life of wellness.

Coping With ‘Living Losses’

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Dr. Ken Druck knows what it’s like to lose a loved one, but he also recognizes the pain of dealing with the daily loss of someone who is still alive. Here, 3 tips for dealing with these living losses.

Inside My Depression

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Norbert Brown opens a window into his own chronic depression in hopes that it sheds some light for someone who needs it.

O Captain, My Captain: Robin Williams and Addiction

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Timothy Mousseau is touched by Williams due to the battle he endured and the struggle he fought. He knows it all too well.

Addiction and Recovery are a Crap Shoot

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One alcoholic can rise above addiction while his friend continues to stumble through recovery.

Desirous of Everything at the Same Time: An Addict finds a Relationship and Recovery on the Road

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Marcel Michael Deer backpacked across Australia with a battered copy of Kerouac’s On the Road and a full-fledged drug addiction. He found an imperfect road to a relationship and recovery.

The Paradox of Iran’s War on Drugs and its Progressive Treatment of Addiction

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Iran has one of the world’s biggest drug problems, but programmes for addicts are among the most enlightened.

Did My Son Inherit My Addiction?

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What Robert Downey Jr’s son can teach us about addiction in the family and love.

Slipping Through the Cracks in the European Union

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What do you think of the European Union? Does it make you think of abject poverty and desperate living?

“I am female and I watch porn daily. I don’t see it as an addiction”

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5 Reasons Why Men Must Give Up Porn

The U.S. Government is Addicted to Drugs

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How much are you paying each year for their fiendish addictions?

Hope Costs $10.31

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Charles Orlando took a few moments of his day to sit down with a man in need to discuss abuse, homelessness and addiction. And a bit about tough love.

Obsessions, Addiction, and Relationships

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Darlene Lancer explains how obsession and addiction can ruin relationships — and shares some ways to let go.

33 Reasons Why This Dad Is Quitting Smoking

33 Reasons Why This Dad Is Quitting Smoking

Husband and father Nick Geurts has assembled a list of reasons why he can’t justify smoking any longer.