Sobriety Check


This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Drinking

Here's how a substantial phase of sobriety could affect your immune system, sleep, and even your skin.


How Your Social Life Changes if You Give Up Drinking

As you can imagine, sobriety drastically altered my turn up.


How Do You Tell If You Have a Drinking Problem?

It’s frighteningly easy to meet the criteria for binge drinking.


More Stories of College Kids Dying Quietly from Alcohol Poisoning

How long can we continue to blame Greek organizations for hazing?


Dating as a Woman in Recovery Means Always Being Judged

"I wasn’t seen as a survivor, but as a ticking time bomb, a woman with an unsavory past that haunted me like a lengthy criminal record."


Once I Stopped Using Drugs and Alcohol, I Sought the High From Sex

"I went down a sexual rabbit hole in a compulsive and terrifying way."


Your Hangovers Really Are Getting Worse With Age

And it's not just your liver falling down on the job.


We Asked Straight Edge Adults What Kept Them Sober

People within the punk subculture swear off drugs and alcohol for life.


We’re Drinking So Much It’s Now a 'Public Health Crisis'

If you have 4 to 5 drinks in one sitting at least once a week, that's considered high-risk behavior.


Your Phone Can Now Narc On You When You're Drunk

There are at least two dead giveaways.


People Recovering From Addiction Face Temptation in Their Dreams, Too

About 85 percent of people addicted to drugs and alcohol will have a "using" dream within the first two months of sobriety.


One of the World's Busiest DJs Never Has a Hangover

Steve Aoki traveled 16,427 miles, visited three continents, and played four shows—all on just six hours of sleep.