For many people, the holiday season is a time of joy, peace and quality time with family. However, the stresses of this time of year can cause a lot of anxieties especially for someone in recovery. These stressors can become overwhelming and put people at risk of relapsing. It may seem like everybody else is drinking but trust us, you are not alone.
If you are looking for suggestions to stay sober this holiday season, check out these tips from The Hazeldon Betty Ford Foundation. Ideas such as contructing a plan and identifying your triggers will help guide you to stay sober through this season and beyond.
As always, The Drug Education Council is here to help if you or a loved one need guidance finding your road to recovery. Give us a call at (251) 478-7855.
Staying sober during the holidays IS possible! It can actually be fun, too. Just remember to focus on people and things that bring you joy and that strengthen your sobriety.
We hope all of you have a wonderful, loving and safe holiday season!
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