December 26, 2019

The gift of a sober Christmas

Niki Tartal once lived on the streets of Palm Beach County, hopelessly addicted to drugs and alcohol. The Lake Worth Beach mom shares how her Christmas […]
December 3, 2019

Yes, marijuana has a gateway effect. But so do most addictive substances

When former vice president Joe Biden asserted over the weekend that marijuana shouldn’t be legal because it might be a “gateway” to hard drug use, pro-legalization […]
November 25, 2019

17 Tips for a Sober Thanksgiving

Let’s just focus on eating the pie, shall we? The holiday season has arrived. And, just like every year, it brings with it a mix of […]
November 14, 2019

Food Addictions Are Real Addictions And More and More People Are Getting Hooked

Nobody has to score Hershey’s kisses on the street. Nobody has to smuggle Pringles across the country hidden in the wheel well of a car. And […]
October 28, 2019

This Is What It’s Like To Be A Teacher At A ‘Sober’ High School

These kids, they break my heart every day. “I’m sorry about yesterday,” Jared mumbles as he shuffles into my classroom. “I’m couch surfing for a while. […]
October 9, 2019

Urine drug tests are effective but easy to cheat on

Each day, 91 people die of prescription opioid and heroin (the cheapest form of opiate) overdoses, according to the CDC. Synthetic drugs mixed with heroin are […]