Then I know the power of change lies within me. The emptiness I feel it is too familiar.
Jeff Cann honors his high school cross-country coach, Greg Dunston. Because running has been his lifeline, and Coach Dunston showed him the way.
A few minutes after 4 in the morning and you come to, not wake up because your body wasn’t sleeping. It was detoxing.
Therapist Quentin Hafner explores how the recovery work addicts do can benefit everyone.
Nobody believes it can happen to them. This is one man’s experience with the devastation drunk driving can cause.
Addicts and alcoholics are often seen as morally corrupt people who are a lost cause. This is one of the oldest myths in the addiction book.
Fathers, teenagers, professionals—you never know who may need help with alcoholism.
As I stare down the glare of each new drink I take and I feel it’s snarl down my throat recite the list of rules I use to keep beasts at bay.
Lee Patton’s poem provides a stark look at southern poverty.
For adult children of alcoholics, trying to be perfect and a people-pleaser comes with weak boundaries.
What I’ve learned from being my brother’s health advocate in a system filled with more stigma than compassion.
Jennifer Landis pays tribute to her father for the life lessons he taught her by his own examples.
Will people look for me in the rafters too?
She treasures her father despite his character faults.
With his sobriety came acceptance, healing, and forgivenes—but still a divorce.
Bob Patton explores net guidelines for alcohol consumption. It is the one area where he thinks “equality” is NOT appropriate. Here is why.