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    Thanks to Jodie G. for submitting this piece. So, I woke up today (my usual cheerful self in the mornings🥴), letting

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

    While drunk and high on heroin, I caused a major accident on a busy interstate

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

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

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

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

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

    Author: Maggie Millian There’s so much pain. It feels like an ocean. Sometimes the ocean is calm and sunny. But when there’s a storm, And

    Author: Savanna Tufts Behind her bright eyes was a mind full of fear She hid that pain well, barely ever shed a

    Author: Savanna Tufts My bottled up feelings boil up and like a volcano they eventually erupt I impulsively pick up and

    Author: Aimee Simmons It’s happening. I’m losing me again. Quite honestly I don’t know if I was ever found. Found in

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

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

    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