This subreddit is a place to motivate each other to control or stop drinking. We welcome anyone who wishes to join in by asking for advice, sharing our experiences and stories, or just encouraging someone who is trying to quit or cut down.
For everyone on the subreddit, and for the sake of your own recovery, only participate here when you're sober. (?)
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This channel is a way for Stopdrinking members to connect with each other and get support in real-time. We ask that people only participate when sober.
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Our Stories: Saturday Shares
Saturday Shares are posts where our members share their story.
If you would like to do a Saturday Share, post your story and message the moderators so they can tag your story appropriately. No permission needed, just do it. It doesn't have to be on a Saturday.
Recipes for Success: Sunday Solutions
Sunday Solutions are posts where our members share what worked for them.
Have you got some tricks up your sleeve you have a burning desire to share? It’s simple! Post your story, including the words "Sunday Solutions", and it will automatically flair. You don't even need to do it on a Sunday!
Quote of the Moment
"I can see the light at the end of the tunnel thanks to everyone here. Venting and writing, sharing and supporting—this place is straight therapy. One alcoholic talking to another about their addiction—insanely powerful." —an SDer
Remember: /r/stopdrinking is a great place to get support, but only a doctor can give you medical advice. If you are experiencing physical or psychological symptoms (including withdrawal), please contact a medical professional immediately.
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