Colleen Marlett

Sober Recovery Expert Author

Colleen Marlett is a fierce advocate for reform in the recovery rehabilitation sector. I reside on the central coast of California and am currently fighting for the life of my adult daughter who is suffering from substance use disorder. I'm also an advocate for adoption rights, women's gynecological cancer and health and publicly speak and write on these subjects as well.

5 Practical Ways to Deal with Temptations

By Colleen Marlett

The allure of addiction is enticing for the addict, no doubt, as it promises to hold the power of relieving many of life’s anxi... Continue Reading

Mother of addict bravely faces addiction with her child

A Mother’s Letter to Addiction

By Colleen Marlett

A brave mother of an addict writes an open letter to her daughter's most vicious enemy. Continue Reading

Mother worried about her addicted child's wheareabouts

When dealing with someone you love with a substance use disorder, there are certain things you simply cannot tell a mother of a... Continue Reading

Older woman practices Tai Chi to achieve inner peace

How Tai Chi Helped Me Find My Strength

By Colleen Marlett

One writer shares how Tai Chi played an important role in her own recovery from her loved one's addiction disease. Continue Reading

man smokes marijuana legally after prop 64

Prop 64: An Unknown Future for California

By Colleen Marlett

Does California know what it just voted into law? Here's a quick overview of Proposition 64. Continue Reading

Having a loved one with substance use disorder shouldn't have to suck the life out of you. Here's why finding the time for your... Continue Reading

friend of addict on gloomy holiday

The holidays can look very different from the point of view of a person whose loved one is suffering from substance abuse issue... Continue Reading