SOBRIETY

Aaron in Sobriety
October 25, 2021

I am Sober. What Now?

Having a plan upon leaving treatment has a huge positive impact. We take a look at what steps someone can take to increase their chances of staying sober upon leaving drug rehab.

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Aaron in Sobriety
June 18, 2021

How to Support a Loved One In Recovery

You may have a loved one who had started their journey in recovery, but how do you support them?

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Aaron in Sobriety
June 12, 2021

Dealing with Doubts and Allowances in Recovery

One of the biggest fears for the loved ones of someone in recovery is the addict's relapse. How does relapse happen and what steps can be done to prevent it?

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Aaron in Sobriety
January 20, 2021

New Challenges Arise After Addiction Treatment

In the wake of the global pandemic, COVID-19 has created new challenges for those leaving treatment after recovering from drug addiction.

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Aaron in Sobriety
October 3, 2020

Your New Life Can Start Now

"When I got sober, I thought giving up (alcohol) was saying goodbye to all the fun and all the sparkle, and it turned out to be just the opposite. That’s when the sparkle started for me." - Mary Karr This quote is by an American poet who became sober and struggled with finding ways to keep occupied.

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Aaron in Sobriety
August 21, 2020

Lies are Relapse Fuel

We usually write articles about what family members can do to improve the chances of their loved ones staying sober. However, this article is directed at those struggling with addiction, how something that may seem harmless to them can lead down a road to utter destruction.

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Aaron in Sobriety
December 7, 2019

Addiction: How Having Something to Live for Can Change Everything

The struggle with substance abuse becomes all-encompassing. It engulfs you and becomes your primary focus. The longer a person struggles with addiction, the harder the journey back to normalcy can be.

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Aaron in Sobriety
May 15, 2019

Six Tips for Life Free of Addiction

The world can be a tough place to live in, especially when someone is struggling with the demons that often accompany addiction. Those who get out of treatment will often face the temptation to use or simply go back to the ways they used to deal with life.

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Aaron in Sobriety
October 27, 2018

I Know Addiction Isn’t a Disease

I’m not an addict but before I qualify myself on this subject, I would like to say I write this with no malicious intent towards programs or people who view addiction differently than I do.

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Aaron in Sobriety
March 14, 2018

People are Beautiful—A Poem

People are happy, angry, sad, people hate, they love, people are beautiful. People dance, they fight, they go to war, people kill, they give birth, people are beautiful.

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