It’s here. A difficult time of the year—New Year’s Eve—for recovering addicts and their loved ones. Between the late night and non-stop partying, there is probably no night more difficult for recovering addicts than December 31st. How can you help your loved ones, recovering from their addiction, survive their first New Year’s Eve? Make Love … Read More
Getting through the holidays can be difficult–and they happen over and over again. . .Christmas, New Years, Fourth of July, etc. What can you do to stay sober? How can you avoid substance abuse and still enjoy the holiday? Below are a collection of blog posts and articles designed to help you survive (and enjoy!) the holidays while in recovery.
Holiday parties without liquid spirits may still seem to be a dreary prospect to new A.A’s. But many of us have enjoyed the happiest holidays of our lives sober–an idea we could never have dreamed of, wanted, or believed possible when drinking. Here are some tips for having an all-around ball without a drop of … Read More
We recently asked some of our friends on our Facebook page what tips they had for navigating the holiday season as a newly sober person. Thanks for all the responses! “Bring your OWN car to any gathering , so if things get uncomfortable you can leave.” – Tom Attend Alkathons and to surround yourself with sober people and your sponsor. –Nick … Read More