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1. Living Sober
Living Sober is a New Zealand blog and community website created to support those who are struggling with alcoholism. It’s a non-profit that focuses on empowerment and self-education. The people at Living Sober understand precisely what you’re going through. Wherever you are in the world, Living Sober will help you help each other. Follow this blog to get an education on how to live a healthy life without alcohol.
Based in Orange County, CA., New Method Wellness provides understanding and encouragement for anyone suffering from substance abuse. Family values are significant at New Method Wellness. Sobriety is determined by the quality of every individual’s sober community, and New Method Wellness strives to meet that goal by providing a safe, comforting and warm community.
The creator, Lotta Dann, was a boozy housewife who is now sober and dedicated to helping others. She went from drinking two bottles of wine a night and got sick of being hopeless and miserable. She stopped drinking and secretly started a blog that charted the highs and lows of learning to live without alcohol. Now she also writes books promoting recovery and runs the community website Living Sober.
4. The Fix
The Fix is a New York/Los Angeles based daily blog for drug and alcohol addiction, recovery news and information. The “Ask An Expert” section of the website is beneficial for those in need of quick answers to their addiction concerns. Follow the blog for up-to-date news on rehab reviews, culture, resources, sober living tips, and drug policies.
Soberocity is a New York blog that features event listings, an online community of your sober peers, and articles of inspiration and recovery. Soberocity is a place where motivated individuals talk about all the opportunities that come from living a sober lifestyle. When you sign up, you can share photos and videos and make social connections with other users.
The creator of A Hangover Free Life believes that recovery is about waking up to the sobering reality that alcohol is the problem, not the solution. This blog will help you improve your health, wealth and happiness by cutting down your drinking or choosing to live alcohol-free. There are several resources available to help you prepare to stop drinking and get the help you need.
7. AA Agnostica
AA Agnostica is here to help alcoholics reach out to Alcoholics Anonymous especially those who are deterred by the religious content of a typical AA meeting. This blog is a safe place for suffering alcoholics to find sobriety without having to accept someone else’s beliefs. There are sections on alternative 12-step programs, and how you can create your own AA meeting.
Stepping Stones Recovery is a drug and alcohol treatment center located in Palm Beach County Florida. They are a resource for all your addiction and substance treatment options and levels of care, medical detox, and rehab programs available. Follow the Stepping Stones blog for up-to-date news, updates, and guidance on how to live a sober life.
The creator of Sober Catholic started this blog in 2007 after being unsuccessful at finding an online community focused on alcoholism from a Catholic perspective. The blog has a variety of articles on sobriety, conversion, and Catholicism that are posted twice a week.
10. Sober Courage
Sober Courage is an informative blog with recovery tools to help you manage stress while staying sober. This single mom of 3 children created the blog and is now in recovery from alcohol abuse. Learn how many alcoholics are addicted to relapse, and share in their journey to living sober. There is also a section on how to deal with the holidays without jeopardizing your recovery.
Boozemusings is a private and anonymous community forum where people of all diversities come together to discuss how they’ve overcome alcohol addiction. The website is free of charge to anyone determined to find solutions with the help of a carefully monitored team. You can find Boozemusings public posts on the Huffington Post, the Fix, and their Medium blog.
Pathfinders Recovery Center is a inpatient rehabilitation center, who knows all the ins and the outs of how to get sober in a safe but successful way. Pathfinders is so dedicated to helping people get sober that they decided to start a blog to give out tips and tricks on how to get sober from drug or alcohol addiction and how to stay sober and carry on with your life.
13. Sober College – Addiction Treatment & Counselor Training
Sober College is a drug, alcohol, and substance abuse treatment facility that also has an informative blog available to the public. They specialize in recovery programs for teens and young adults. Follow their blog to gain perspective from families and professionals about alcohol and drug problems in youth.
14. Boca House – Sober Living For Men
The Boca House of Men blog is an updated resource discussing the benefits of recovery, sober living, and re-entering the world after addiction. The Boca House is a rehab center for men in South Florida. The community founded the facility on the idea of supporting men and their sobriety through halfway housing solutions. There is a very helpful article on the blog about coping with loss without relapsing.
15. Sober Doesn’t Suck! – Sober Julie
This blog is about stories from sober men and women recovering from alcohol and addiction. Julie from Ontario, Canada created the blog after being fed up with abusing alcohol and wanted to learn how to experience life to the fullest. You can read “Readers Stories” or submit your story of alcoholism or addiction.
This blog was created to document the author’s journey after nine days of sobriety. You can start from the beginning and read her blog entries from the very beginning. Sign-up for “Sober Life Jumpstart” for one-on-one support for a whole year. There are three packages to choose from. Each package includes the ability to become a pen pal with the website creator for a year.
17. The Sober School – Inspiration To Help You Stop Drinking
The Sober School is an online hub with the goal of supporting and inspiring women who are sick and tired of being hungover. The author, Kate, coaches women who are motivated to stop drinking but hate the feeling of missing out. She shows them how to relax and have fun without the need for that glass of wine. Quitting drinking doesn’t have to be miserable, and Kate can help show you the way.
18. Laura McKowen
A blogger from Boston, MA., Laura McKowen writes about her journey and struggles with addiction. After a failed marriage, a mountain of debt, and single motherhood, she was forced to face her life-threatening drinking problem. She quit her high-profile career and began co-hosting podcasts called Spiritualish. Laura was featured on Megyn Kelly Today, The Huffington Post, and is currently writing her first book.
Transcend Recovery Community is a sober living program based in Los Angeles, CA. Their staff is dedicated to helping others navigate through their journey towards long-term sobriety. Their blog focuses on topics such as addiction, mental health, substance abuse, and wellness.
20. Jody Lamb
Jody Lamb, a former alcoholic from Michigan, is an author, and a believer in the power of hope. Subscribe to watch new videos every week and read her recommended books. Jody provides tons of resources for children living with alcoholics, and places on the web to better understand alcoholism, addiction and its impact on kids and families.
21. UnPickled Blog
This blog is a story about a woman who began writing the day she gave up drinking. The purpose of her blog is to help hold herself accountable and encourage others along the way. If you’re struggling with addiction, her podcast “The Bubble Hour” has helped thousands and it can help you too.
Carly Benson is a motivational writer, certified life coach, and speaker from Las Vegas, NV. She helps her over 40,000 Facebook fans and more create and sustain lasting change. Carly is a faithful believer in miracles and inspires others to build a life they don’t want to escape from.
23. Girl & Tonic
Laurie McAllister is a 27 year-old recovering alcoholic who writes about her raw and honest journey towards loving herself and exploring the world sober. Girl & Tonic is where I tell my stories of my new found sober-ness, yoga teaching and life in between. Subscribe to her newsletter for alcohol free inspiration, life lessons, and daily observations.
24. Sober Señorita
Kelly Junco wakes up every day choosing recovery and helping others change their life. She encourages you to live your truth and break the stigma of addiction. Kelly is a freelance writer and co-founder of the Bloom Club where she helps people get sober. She is also a Certified Professional Coach and Recovery Coach living in Southwest Florida.
Waking Up The Ghost is a blog about recovery that includes daily journals about maintaining temperance and finding humor in life’s ghastly situations. The creator Marilyn Spiller is a blogger, sober coach, speaker, mother, and recovery advocate. Marilyn finds redemption and comfort in writing her thoughts down in this inspirational blog.
This blog was created to help addicts manage and handle stress and find happiness in recovery. The goal is to reduce the harmful impact of pressure in the workplace. There are several resources for wellness programs to increase your productivity, enhance creativity, and stay motivated. The author has learned a lot along the way about how to take control of stress and live life in peace, and she wants to help you to do the same.
27. Tammi Salas
Tammi Salas has been sober since 2015 and decided to write a blog from the perspective of being sober. She shares her journey about striving to be a better woman every day. Tami no longer drinks alcohol and substitutes it for journaling, podcasting, art, 12-step meetings, and sober online communities that help her process this life-changing decision.
28. Veronica Valli
Veronica Valli is a life coach for those who feel like drugs and alcohol has hijacked their lives. She helps those who believe they can’t live a life without drinking and finds themselves ashamed when they fail. Veronica will help you eliminate alcohol entirely and learn how to have fun and socialize without feeling like you’re missing out.
Catholic Alcoholic is inspired by a funny mother of two who runs a small marketing firm and publishes many local lifestyle magazines. She hopes to stay sober for the rest of her life and thanks God for enhancing her relationships while she continues this long walk of recovery. Log on today and see why 4 out of 5 of her personalities recommend this blog.
Created by a father, husband, son, and recovering alcoholic, Paul used to drink for 25 years. He is open to all forms of recovery and takes it very seriously. Paul has experienced hospitals, detox programs, jail cells, and treatment centers. With the help of others and a newfound connection to God, he now lives in a place better than he could have ever imagined.
HONORABLE MENTION: Sober Mommies
Sober Mommies is a haven and judgment-free platform for women contemplating recovery. Their mission is always to provide a safe, understanding, and inclusive experience. Here you can find support, resources, and learn how to volunteer or join their team. You can submit your own story of recovery, and speak to a sober mom for guidance.