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    By Leslie Cappiello His death. Unexpected and sudden. Happy and grounded he seemed at this stage in his life at thirty

    By: Richard "Shane" Johnson Nowhere to be, free as I want. It’s either a dream, a realm, Or could even be my hell! Just

    Author: Logan they teach you that drugs are bad but they don’t teach you how to deal with the pain when

    We Can Be Victorious Editor's note: All  sources for this Personal Journey has been omitted to protect the annonymity of the

    Creativity Can Play an Important Role in Addiction Recovery A novelist in recovery said he believed drinking made him a better

    Equilibrium, Truth, and Hope: What It's Like to Be a Writer in Recovery We speak to four accomplished writers about their writing

    The Power of Imagination in Psychotherapy Therapy emphasises the importance of exploring our minds, seeking truth or clarity and uncovering our past.

    Tennessee Williams, F Scott Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Cheever, Carver, Berryman… Six giants of American literature – and all addicted to alcohol.

    A shot of life sent upright. Long sleeve cover-ups for a pair of gold mines. Less is more won’t work tonight. “It’s not

    Author: Meredith C. There are no good words to explain, no shovel precise enough to dig that deep around the arteries and

    Author: Meredith C. When something’s dead, they tell me it rests. I don’t see that—I see mistaken black toes with tags worming up from

    Author: Meredith C. It’s my favorite part that slow ride from the buzz the stirring of mind, waking of senses both in body and

    When Wolf Parade sang, "I keep my head up tight. I make my plans at night. And I don't sleep,

    One of my favorite writers of all-time was an underrated talent behind the likes of Parks and Recreation, Eastbound and

    I was never high enough. My body defied odds of survival. A regular EF5 tornado. He was my treatment center roommate

    When Sorority Noise sang, "Just last week, I slept 8 hours total. I barely sleep." I felt that. Back when I