Summer is typically a season when recreational alcohol consumption and drug use increase, along with attendant injuries, accidents, illnesses, and even deaths. For those who are in recovery but still want to maintain social connections, summer is when such individuals must adopt strategies to strengthen their recovery.
What support is needed to help an individual transition from drug rehab to a sober life? Family and friends waiting for their loved one to complete rehab may forget that rehab is only the first step on that person’s journey back to lasting sobriety.
Building a solid foundation is much harder if you lack the right tools for the job.
Learning how to make friends in recovery can be a little daunting at first but a true friend is well worth the effort.
Does summer 2021 pose unique risks to recovering addicts? The answer is yes, because of two key factors.
I have realized that my sobriety is a gift that I chose to give to myself every day.
I remember how scary it was to walk through those doors and stop drinking. I wish I could go back in time, hug myself, and let that girl know how grateful I am for her courage.
On the fence about living a sober lifestyle? Here are ten ways cutting out drugs and alcohol can help you have a better summer, and a better life!
While navigating a sober lifestyle during a global pandemic may not be the easiest thing on your to-do list, I can tell you that the rewards will be well worth your efforts if you stick to it.
It took me a while to realize that alcohol and I had a pretty dysfunctional and toxic relationship and that I do so much better when I stay as far away from it as I can.