How Getting Sober Finally Made Me Cool
I worried that my decision to stop drinking meant trading in my identity as a Fun Person to become a bummer. Instead, my world got bigger.
How to Party at Pride If You're Sober
Mental preparation is just as important as a backpack full of seltzer.
Single Mothers' Drew Thomson Sobered Up to Make the Best Punk of His Career
The notoriously volatile frontman has watched many of his peers find success, as his bands kept screwing up and breaking up. But with a newfound focus on The Drew Thomson Foundation, he’s making some of the best work of his career.
A Sobriety Coach Explains How Celebrities Like Wendy Williams Get Clean
On Tuesday, Williams revealed she's secretly been living in a group sobriety house and has a personal companion for recovery.
Why I'm Spending This Christmas Sober
Christmas is built to make us drink – but if you want to take it easy next week, perhaps this advice will help.
What It's Really Like to Stay Sober in College
"I find alcohol existentially terrifying.”
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin
Life After Heroin Is Beautiful and Boring
One of the hardest lessons around being sober is learning to appreciate the ordinary, the mundane, the normal.
Views My Own
I’m Transforming into a Nightmare Clown to Beat My Post-Sobriety Anxiety
Forcing myself to get on stage... what could possibly go wrong?
I Tried Out a Bunch of Natural Highs to Make Dry January Less Boring
From floating to masturbation to self-flagellation—there's a lot of stuff that doesn't contain alcohol and allegedly gets you high.
The Compassion I Feel for My Drugged-Out Gay Bar Patrons
I've seen drugs ruin lives working the door of an LA gay bar. But as a former addict, I know that sobriety only comes from within—and that we can't judge others, no matter what.
Why Pro Skater Neen Williams Got Sober
Williams's sobriety and newfound healthy diet has helped him get back on his board after years of partying.
We Talked to Artists About How Sobering Up Changed Their Work
What happens when you finally stop drinking on stage?