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Why Do LGBTQ Individuals Face Higher Risk of Addiction and Substance Abuse?

Many people turn to addiction and substance abuse as a way to cope with very real problems and challenges within their lives. The LGBTQ community, in particular, faces a higher risk of addiction and substance abuse. Here’s why.

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My 12 Step Store WeHo is Moving to a Larger Space

By WEHO TIMES Recovery gift and bookstore, MY 12 STEP STORE WEHO, is moving to a larger location. The store that specializes in 12-step literature, recovery medallions, jewelry and sober apparel is moving next door to the former N101 Nutrition … Continue reading

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Vacation Tips for Recovery Life

Getting sober is a major accomplishment, so it is only natural to want to reward yourself for your hard work. A great way to do that is by taking a vacation. However, it is important to be aware of the … Continue reading

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In Praise of Clean and Sober Dads

Father’s Day is coming up soon, and that means that it’s time to celebrate all the dads out there! Getting sober in time for the holiday could be one of the best gifts you ever give your children. Not only … Continue reading

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My 12 Step Store Celebrates Pride Month with Events During LA Pride and Pop-up Store at New York’s Stonewall World Pride

MY 12 STEP STORE, the recovery book and gift store located at 8730 Santa Monica Boulevard in the heart of West Hollywood, will celebrate Pride Month 2019 with a lineup of events that support the recovering LGBTQ+ community. It will … Continue reading

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Celebrities Get Sober Too!

The road to recovery is not an easy or glamorous path, but it is a path that will lead you to living a healthy sober life. Normal, everyday people are not the only ones that struggle with addiction and have … Continue reading

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3 Summer Mocktails for Memorial Day

  Memorial Day weekend is the kick-off to summer. Many people spend time outdoors with family and friends, soaking up the nice weather. Enjoy cold, refreshing beverages is often customary. If you are in recovery, you will want to avoid … Continue reading

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How Prayer & Meditation Can Aid Your Recovery

Breaking free from addiction -any addiction – requires more than simply laying off of your substance of choice. True recovery is a life-changing process that alters the way you think, act and live. It requires a willingness to surrender and … Continue reading

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Beat the Social Stigma around Being a Sober Mom

If you’ve spent any time on social media in recent years, you’ve likely seen countless memes with slogans like, “Mommy needs a drink,” or “Is it wine-o-clock yet?”. Gift shops are filled with merchandise, cleverly marketed towards mothers, touting alcohol … Continue reading

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Mom

So, Mother’s Day is near, and I already sent a card in the mail. It arrives a week before the day when sons, daughters, friends and family celebrate their mothers in the U.S. This way, mom can put the card … Continue reading

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