Share this Post

religion 12 steps recovery

3 Reasons Why My Recovery Has Nothing To Do With Religion  

Beth LeipholtzAddiction, Recovery

For as long as I can remember, religion has made me squirm. I’ve never felt comfortable in churches. The Bible has never resonated with me. I’ve never felt really, truly connected to God...
July 26th 2017
Beth Leipholtz
Addiction, Recovery

Share this Post

Life Lessons I Learned The Hard Way Through Drinking

5 Life Lessons I Learned The Hard Way Through Drinking

Beth LeipholtzAddiction, Recovery

Life lessons are important, but they aren’t always fun to learn. Sometimes we learn the hard way, and for me, that came in the form of drinking and facing consequences.
July 23rd 2017
Beth Leipholtz
Addiction, Recovery

Share this Post

From Addiction to Recovery: Beth’s Story

From Addiction to Recovery: Beth’s Story

Beth LeipholtzAddiction, Addiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery

As I’d done many times before, I woke up in my sophomore dorm room one Sunday morning and began to piece together and retrace my steps from the night before.
July 2nd 2017
Beth Leipholtz
Addiction, Addiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery

Share this Post

depression and addiction co-occurring disorders

How Addiction And Depression Are Similar Yet Different

Beth LeipholtzAddiction, Co-occurring Disorders

For much of my life, I have struggled with depression. Depression is a frustrating disorder to be diagnosed with, as it is unpredictable and doesn’t ... Read more
June 9th 2017
Beth Leipholtz
Addiction, Co-occurring Disorders

Share this Post

relationships in sobriety

5 Pieces Of Advice For Being In A Relationship With Someone In Recovery

Beth LeipholtzRecovery, Sober Living

It’s no secret that dating can be tough — and it can be even tougher to date if you’re not sober but your partner is. Sometimes, if you have no personal experience with something such as addiction and recovery, it can be difficult to get on the same page as your partner.
June 1st 2017
Beth Leipholtz
Recovery, Sober Living

Share this Post

anxiety and drinking

How Drinking Hid My Anxiety and How I Manage It Sober

Beth LeipholtzAddiction, Co-occurring Disorders

A first-hand account of how drinking allowed one young woman to feel normal and provided an escape from the grips of anxiety.
May 1st 2017
Beth Leipholtz
Addiction, Co-occurring Disorders

Share this Post

What alcohol awareness month means to me

What Alcohol Awareness Month Means to Me

Beth LeipholtzAddiction, Substance Abuse

In the past, alcohol awareness month would have meant nothing to me. In fact, I didn’t even know there was a month dedicated to awareness ... Read more
April 27th 2017
Beth Leipholtz
Addiction, Substance Abuse

Share this Post

Counterfeit drugs

Must-know facts about counterfeit drugs

Beth LeipholtzSubstance Abuse, The Recovery Village

It is well-known that illegal drug use can be dangerous and even fatal, but there is something that can make any drug use—even necessary drug ... Read more
January 30th 2017
Beth Leipholtz
Substance Abuse, The Recovery Village

Share this Post

The following are possible situations you might encounter during your first holiday season of sobriety.

4 Factors to Consider During Your First Sober Holiday Season

Beth LeipholtzSober Living

The first year of sobriety can be filled with many emotions—some good, some bad and some confusing. This is especially true during your first sober holiday season. If ... Read more
December 14th 2016
Beth Leipholtz
Sober Living

Share this Post

Learn how to stay sober at holiday parties.

Sober Holidays: How to Stay Sober At Parties

Beth LeipholtzSober Living

Though the holiday season isn’t traditionally centered around drinking, it may seem that way for those new to sobriety. Whether you’re celebrating at a family ... Read more
December 7th 2016
Beth Leipholtz
Sober Living