57 minutes | Apr 11, 2021

Addiction, Sobriety, and Everything in Between

Sara is actively on her recovery journey from alcoholism, hitting 60 days of sobriety on the day this episode was recorded. She discusses her motivation to change, how she’s feeling now, and her goals for the future around substances. Laurie has not found herself to have an addiction to drugs, but rather food and people. Instead, she is focusing on how to be a better friend to people who are struggling with substance addiction by changing her social habits that encourage drinking. Here's some data on substance use and some recovery resources: https://www.samhsa.gov/data/data-we-collect/nsduh-national-survey-drug-use-and-healthhttps://westsidecentraloffice.com/online-a-a-meetingshttps://virtual-na.org https://www.smartrecovery.org/community/ You can find Laurie and Sara on Instagram to follow their day to day lives even further @laurieanned and @saraswellnessway. You can also find the podcast on IG @boldbeautifulborderlineYou can also find Sara's business as a Mental Health Clinician and mental health coach at thewellnesswayllc.comIf you like the show we would love if you could rate, subscribe and support us on Patreon.For mental health supports:National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or Live Online ChatSAMHSA Treatment Referral Helpline, 1-877-SAMHSA7 (1-877-726-4727)OR find a local warmline to you at https://screening.mhanational.org/content/need-talk-someone-warmlines Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/boldbeautifulborderline)
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