How to Stop Drinking: 14 Tips for Success

A shot of distilled spirits like vodka is 1.5 ounces and equally 40% alcohol. One 12-ounce can of beer contains about 5% alcohol, and a standard glass of sherry is 3 to 4 ounces and contains about 17% alcohol, according to the NIAAA. To determine whether—and where—you fall in the alcohol use disorder (AUD) spectrum, […]

How Long Does a Heroin High Last and What Does it Feel Like?

Eventually, someone who uses heroin may continue to do so solely to avoid withdrawal, rather than to get high. People who use heroin will experience an intense high feeling that can last for hours. Afterward, there will be a crash period that may include uncomfortable physical and psychological symptoms. If you’re living with heroin use disorder, […]

Feeling Like Being Sober Sucks? 12 Tips for Feeling Better

This is certainly a common view for many who spend time in AA. Join Recovery Connection in celebrating your recovery with our sobriety being sober sucks calculator. Sometimes, it is the little things you may not realize are having a significant impact on your ability to cope. Don’t be afraid to ask for help. She […]