Staff Highlight: Jennifer

Staff Highlight: Jennifer

My journey in sobriety began with me thinking I could do it myself. I had been drinking and using for well over thirty years and it had stopped working for me. I was reading a lot of self help books and had been “managing” my drinking with working out and marijuana. I...

Connection & Sober Community

A number of residents at Seattle Sober Living are making an intentional effort to spend time with others. One of those residents wrote the following, reflecting on his newfound perspectives on sober community: For people in recovery, meetings are a common hub to gain...

Rethinking Addiction

In June of 2015, Johann Hari released this TED Talk entitled, “Everything You Think You Know About Addiction is Wrong.” Hari proposes that addiction, rather than a physical response to a chemical hook, is instead a human response to our environment. He boldly suggests...