sober christmas

Tips to Enjoy a Sober Christmas

Christmas can be especially difficult for those in recovery. The prevalence of eggnog, mulled wine, and spiced cider, among other holiday beverages, can make it hard to maintain sobriety during the holidays. Additionally, family, economic, and social pressures can lead to increased alcohol consumption during the weeks leading to Christmas. A sober Christmas is possible.…

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Getting Through Your First Year of Sobriety

The first year of sobriety is a significant milestone. Whether you’re on day three or day three-hundred, every day of sobriety is an accomplishment. For many people in recovery, surviving the first year of sobriety can be daunting. Reintegrating to home, school, and work-life can be challenging. Seeing people around you drink or use drugs…

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Developing Healthy Coping Skills During Recovery

A key component of addiction recovery involves developing healthy coping skills to meet challenges that arise after rehab. An alumni program provides graduates of rehab the chance to continue to bolster their skills. Plus, they can find support for themselves and help others. Recovery from addiction often is a life-long mission. However, it is worth…