Monica Romano

Sober Recovery Expert Author

As a nurse for over 20 years, Monica inspires others to reclaim their health, learn their patient rights and communicate effectively with their healthcare team. Her ongoing and extensive research explores natural treatments and the effects of food and nutrition in our daily lives.  Monica is active in her community, advocating for Veterans and domestic violence survivors. She is a screenwriter and freelance writer and lives her life alongside others in recovery, one day at a time.

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In June of 2019, it was announced that Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation and the National Council for Behavioral Health are ... Continue Reading

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For some famous celebrities, becoming dependent on drugs and alcohol amid scrutiny in the public eye is a harsh reality that is... Continue Reading

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Alcohol’s Effect on the Heart

By Monica Romano

Long-term heavy alcohol consumption and regular alcohol abuse have damaging effects on many vital organs—including the heart. Continue Reading

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6 Simple Ways to Stay Hydrated This Summer

By Monica Romano

With summer in full swing and temperatures soaring, we are reminded again of the importance of staying hydrated and healthy. Continue Reading

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6 Fun Sober Summer Activities

By Monica Romano

Here are 6 fun sober activities to enjoy during the summer. Continue Reading

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The benefits of drinking celery juice extend beyond those simply looking to diet and get in shape. Continue Reading

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Quitting Cigarettes in Early Recovery

By Monica Romano

Is smoking used as a crutch to help ward off intense cravings that may increase the possibility of relapse? Or, is it simply sw... Continue Reading