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Beth Leipholtz

Beth is a Minnesota girl who got sober at age 20. In her day-to-day life, she works as a reporter at the local newspaper. Her passions are writing about recovery at, doing graphic design, and spending time with her boyfriend and three dogs. She hopes her writing can bring clarity to other young people struggling with addiction and let them know they are far from alone.

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The 5 Best Ways to Ask for Help with Addiction

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One of the most difficult things for people to do is ask for help with addiction, leaving many to live in a downward spiral rather than reach out.

10 Things You (Probably) Won’t Miss About Drinking

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The negative effects of drinking on my life far outweighed the positive. Here are a few of the things you probably won’t miss about drinking once you stop.

5 Ways Your Life Gets Better When You Stop Drinking

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Your life will likely look much different than it did while you were drinking. Here are some of the positive changes you’ll see when you live a sober life.

3 Reasons to Speak Out About Your Recovery  

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I continue to speak out about addiction and recovery because the world needs people who aren’t afraid to share their stories and encourage others.

5 Reasons to Stay Sober in Difficult Times

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Sometimes, you may even feel tempted to throw in the towel and pick up a drink. In times like this, it’s more important than ever to stay sober.

5 Things I Wish I’d Been Told in Early Sobriety

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I may have thought of sobriety in a different, more positive light at the beginning. Here are just a few things I wish I had been told.

4 Ways to Overcome Negativity in Recovery

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It’s necessary to build ways to move past the negativity and continue to share and enjoy your recovery with those who view it as a positive.

5 Benefits to Getting Sober Young

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I was convinced my life was over when I got sober at a young age, but I’ve realized since that there are many reasons why it’s beneficial. Here are a few.

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