Hannah Dordick’s battle with addiction started when she was 16-years-old. At 19, she made the decision to turn her life around
“It was kind of a wake-up call that said, ‘hey, you need to get your life together or you might die,’” said Dordick.
Now, Hannah is seven years sober and a recovery coach working to help other women build a life outside of addiction.
“Making friends as adults is hard enough so when you add in the equation of making sober friends, it’s much harder as well,” Dordick said.
Her app, Sober Space, is launching June 1. It’s a platform for women and non-binary people to do activities that don’t revolve around alcohol and drugs.
“There should be something for everyone, whether you’re into shooting guns, archery, or planting, book clubs, that kind of stuff,” Dordick said.
Hannah says the app is for anyone who wants to use it, but it’s also a safe space for those struggling with addiction.
“Being able to connect with people who have been there who have felt the same way you have felt, it’s a way to express how you feel to someone who one doesn’t judge you because they’ve lived it and also someone who actually understands,” Dordick said.
Just as Hannah has found comfort through hobbies like painting and gardening, she hopes Sober Space can do the same for others.
For more information, visit the Sober Space website.