Author: Justin Mckibben Working in the blogging and social media sector of the world-wide web you get to see a lot of differences of opinion on a lot of topics; from the most mainstream to the most infamously controversial. In... Learn MoreSober Club Life: My Experience and a New Miami Event
[caption id="attachment_21378" align="aligncenter" width="457"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] Author: Justin Mckibben Probably one of the biggest misconceptions of recovery for people on the outside looking in,... Learn MoreThe Genetic and Psychologocial Science in Each of the 12 Steps
Author: Justin Mckibben Here we are going to discuss some expert opinion on the molecular neurobiological aspects of each of The 12 Step Program. Understanding of the neuro-molecular biological keystones of The 12 Steps may actually be an important step... Learn MoreInside the Surgeon General’s Report: 78 Die Every Day From Opioids Alone
Author: Shernide Delva Last week, the U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy released the first comprehensive report on alcohol, drugs, and health reaffirming what many in the recovery community already know: addiction is a disease, treatment is effective, and recovery is... Learn MoreDrug Addiction: Is It an Allergy or Not?
Author: Shernide Delva A common way to explain addiction is to describe it as an allergy. Not everyone who does drugs will become addicted. Just like not everyone who eats a peanut will have an allergic reaction. The general understanding... Learn MoreWant Success? Avoid These Five Sentences.
Author: Shernide Delva What is the key to success? Everyone wants to know but the reality is the journey to success is not easy. Many articles have noted the different ways successful people think that makes them different from the... Learn MoreRacists Anonymous Uses 12 Steps to Fight Racism
Author: Justin Mckibben As hard as it is to admit, that's the first step. Once upon a time the forces of evil gave us this great conspiracy that we are separate; the truth is we never were. We have been... Learn More3 Ways to Build Mental Muscle in Recovery
[caption id="attachment_20185" align="aligncenter" width="419"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] Author: Justin Mckibben When we ease our way out of the mental fog that is created in active... Learn MoreMy 4 Favorite Recovery Clichés
Author: Justin Mckibben First thing is first- I whole-heartedly admit that I’m about as close to perfect as I am to finding a million dollars in Spanish doubloons... on Mars. I have no business being judgmental… yet, here we are!... Learn MoreMayor Marty Walsh, Alcoholic: Politician Opens Up at DNC
Author: Justin Mckibben While we acknowledge the importance of maintaining personal anonymity at the level of press, radio and films, this recent declaration made at the opening night of the Democratic National Convention was one that took a lot of... Learn More