8 Ways To Manage Alcohol Cravings During Social Events

Edited by Northbound Treatment

Last updated December 29, 2020

Around 15 million Americans have an alcohol addiction,1 and drinking alcohol is often a common occurrence at social functions. Before you got sober, you may have joined your coworkers for a beer after work, enjoyed wine with your family dinners, or shared a case of beer with your friends while watching the weekend game.  These and Read More

7 Ways to Maintain Sobriety After Rehab

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated December 24, 2020

When you graduate from a substance abuse program, that’s a HUGE accomplishment. No one can ever take that away from you. But spending 30 days (or four months) in rehab and expecting all of those triggers to be gone isn’t realistic. To maintain sobriety after rehab and live your best sober life, you need a plan Read More

Enrolled in College After My Clinical Rehabilitation. What Now?

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated November 27, 2019

It can be hard to maintain your sobriety in college. Often colleges are centers for alcohol and sometimes drugs. For many younger students, experimenting with drugs and other substances is considered a rite of passage. This can lead to an uninhibited atmosphere where it is very easy to get ahold of not only alcohol but Read More

Alcoholics Anonymous Orange County CA – Young People In AA

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated November 6, 2018

All California Young People in Alcoholics Anonymous, or ACYPAA, is an organization within Alcoholics Anonymous that many young people in Orange County AA gravitate towards when they enter addiction treatment in Orange County and other parts of California. The organization holds regular events for young people in addiction recovery, which hundreds and sometimes thousands attend. Read More

Should You Make New Year’s Resolutions in Recovery?

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated December 29, 2016

January is the start of a brand-new year, and many people view it as a “clean slate” of sorts. It’s an opportunity to bring about change and try new things. Sticking with tradition, people often make New Year’s resolutions detailing what they want to accomplish in the year to come.  While having a goal to Read More