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Carli Stephens-Rothman

Certified mental health and addictions professional, journalist, and yoga instructor.

Carli is a certified mental health and addictions professional, journalist, and yoga instructor. Her work -- as well as her own personal struggles -- have landed her in Toronto, New York, Vancouver, Winnipeg, and now Nanaimo, B.C., where she lives with her partner, pets, and, on good days, a little peace of mind.

Her writing has appeared in a variety of publications across Canada and the United States, ranging on subjects from drug addiction, alcoholism, advocacy, and alternative wellness.
Carli Stephens-Rothman

I No Longer Comfort Myself By Believing Alcohol Is Good For Me

As a recovering alcoholic and drug addict, feelings of remorse exist frequently in the wake of nostalgia. I'm told that, with time, nostalgia and remorse will undergo a kind of mitosis, and begin to occupy different spaces in my consciousness. Until then, they are forced to coexist, making Memory Lane feel more like an unlit back alley.
04/26/2016 11:04 EDT