Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

Articles About Sobriety and Overcoming Addiction

The Importance of Finding Yourself in Recovery

When most people hear the word sobriety, they think of someone who abstains from alcohol and drugs. However, being sober also means that they are living in recovery from substances.


The Pros and Cons to Staying Local or Going Abroad for a Sober Living Home

If you’re ready to enter a sober living home, perhaps you’re wondering whether to stay in your local area or whether to go out of state or even abroad. Of course, there are many types of sober living homes to choose from, depending upon your needs and financial condition. You can go to a facility that provides the bare minimum, making cost of treatment less expensive. Or you might want the luxuries of participating in a more expensive sober living home.


6 Things To Do If Your Loved One Is Struggling With Addiction

No one imagines having to deal with a loved one who is struggling with addiction. But the reality is that millions of people suffer from the disease, and it can happen to anyone. Many of today’s drug addictions start at the home medicine cabinet, not on the streets. We are now seeing hardcore substances like heroin pop up in affluent suburbs and impacting families that would seem most out of reach from addiction.


How To Prepare For Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Rehab

You decided to check into an addiction treatment center to become sober and healthy. Great News! Setting a date for admission to a rehab center is one of the best decisions you will ever make. Now that you’ve made the first step, now what?


4 Tips for Dealing with Your Partner's Borderline Personality Disorder

We are all complicated individuals. Our psychological makeup varies substantially and significantly impacts every aspect of our lives. Thankfully today emotional difficulties are more widely shared, making it at least slightly easier to navigate the troubled waters of dealing with an emotional disturbance with someone you love.


Is Drug Addiction a Disease? Find Out What the US Surgeon General Thinks…

We know "The War on Drugs" isn't working and we need a new approach. A new report from the US Surgeon General’s office urging the government and health bodies to recognize substance abuse as a mental health issue, not a criminal one, might just be the answer.


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Hi, I'm Jackie!

I am no expert at addiction recovery, but I want to do all I can to help those that struggle. Quotes About Addiction is dedicated to providing inspirational quotes from different people at different times to encourage addicts into recovery.

While I believe a good quote can inspire and encourage, I know that words alone cannot heal completely. But they can help. They can change the way you think. They can bring you and me out of negativity.

So please read, share, and let me know how your journey is progressing.

Have a quote you think I should add? Email me. jackie at quotesaboutaddiction.com