Joanne Chu

Sober Recovery Expert Author

Joanne Chu was the proud Content Manager of SoberRecovery from 2014 to 2017. She enjoys writing, editing, and working with writers—anything to do with the written word. Joanne earned her B.A. in English from University of California, Los Angeles. She has a keen interest in lifestyle and pop culture news, which makes living in Los Angeles that much more of an adventure.

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In response to this public health crisis, Walgreens recently announced that they are stocking the overdose-reversing drug in al... Continue Reading

Lisa Sundstedt on stage at This is My Brave show

This is My Brave "The Resistance" show featured a lineup of comedians who struggle with mental health, addiction or both. Continue Reading

Mara Shapshay and Carrie Fisher

Mara Shapshay is producer and host of the This is My Brave’s first-ever Variety Show where she, along with other comedians and ... Continue Reading

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With the right questions in mind, you can lead the way in deciding where you or your loved one goes for treatment. Continue Reading

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Juan Vélez Court represents the Puerto Rican community at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMH... Continue Reading

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NARCAN® Nasal Spray is the first and only FDA-approved naloxone nasal spray intended for use by laypeople. Continue Reading

We spoke to Dr. Jantz at the conference where he breaks down this daunting task into 6 practical baby steps. Continue Reading

Woman envisions a new beginning

We spoke with Dr. Sack of Promises Malibu on how we can better position ourselves for success when it comes to our end-of-the-y... Continue Reading

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Due to all the back and forth on this topic, we reached out to Stefanie Carnes, daughter of the famous Patrick Carnes, who is a... Continue Reading

President-elect Donald Trump gives a speech

With President-elect Donald Trump's January 20 inauguration fast approaching, the severity of U.S. drug addiction problem now l... Continue Reading