Navigating the holidays can be tricky for anyone. There is a lot of pressure and stress involved. For a recovering addict, it can be a challenge. Here are some tips on how to help your loved one get through the holidays with their sobriety intact.
Many of us find ourselves impulse buying something because we want it, ordering expensive food delivery because it’s easy, or using drugs and alcohol to avoid our problems. There are ways to look at our choices and be able to stop ourselves before destroying our lives because we want it now.
During the holidays, enjoy some of these non-alcoholic mocktails! This way you can still celebrate the holidays with family and friends and keep your sobriety intact.
The holidays can be very stressful for people, especially those in recovery. The holidays can be triggering to those freshly sober and here are some ideas on how to get through the holidays with your sobriety intact.
For those of us who are newly sober, it can be hard to avoid the temptation of returning to old coping mechanisms of using drugs or alcohol. Here are some ways to prevent boredom and temptation that will boost your mood and keep you busy.
Having a plan upon leaving treatment has a huge positive impact. We take a look at what steps someone can take to increase their chances of staying sober upon leaving drug rehab.
You may have a loved one who had started their journey in recovery, but how do you support them?
One of the biggest fears for the loved ones of someone in recovery is the addict's relapse. How does relapse happen and what steps can be done to prevent it?
In the wake of the global pandemic, COVID-19 has created new challenges for those leaving treatment after recovering from drug addiction.
"When I got sober, I thought giving up (alcohol) was saying goodbye to all the fun and all the sparkle, and it turned out to be just the opposite. That’s when the sparkle started for me." - Mary Karr This quote is by an American poet who became sober and struggled with finding ways to keep occupied.