Daniel is a writer in recovery and mental health advocate. He has been living with depression since he was a teenager and has found ways to live and thrive with it. Daniel is a regular contributor to Pax Riverbend.

Holidays in Early Recovery

Be grateful that you are safe and sober and look at this upcoming season as time to build your life so the rest of the holidays in the future are everything you want them to be. Your future self will thank you. 

Alcoholism: Know the Signs

If a favorite drink or two becomes more, or if life just isn’t good unless you have a buzz, you may have a problem. Alcohol Awareness Month is a good time to discuss the signs of alcoholism.

I Never Thought I Would Get Sober

Addiction can seem like a hopeless trap. It’s not. There is always hope, and where there is hope, there is potential. The journey to get sober may not be easy, but it can be done.