Ren in Sobriety
December 7, 2023

Staying Clean and Preventing Relapse During the Holidays

The holidays are a time of celebration and joy, but they can also be a difficult season for those in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. Stress, tense emotions, high expectations, social demands, year-end career targets, and other factors combine to add additional pressures on those in recovery, pressures that could become overwhelming and lead to relapse.


Ren in Sobriety
December 22, 2019

Sobriety in the Work Place – Keeping the Alcohol Out of This Year’s Holiday Party

With the holidays right around the corner, business owners, managers, and HR staff alike are searching the internet for holiday work party ideas. A lot of businesses are looking for something fun and different to do this year, a change-up from the same-old same-old, generic Christmas party.


Ren in Recovery
February 6, 2019

“The Perfect Week”: Ten Activities to Include in Your Week for Success in Recovery

One of the biggest fears that anyone in recovery has is the fear of relapse. And we get that. Life as a newly-sober individual is challenging. Going through an addiction treatment center can do a lot for helping an individual turn their life around, but it won’t solve all of their problems for them.


Ren in Sobriety
December 13, 2018

The Holidays Are Here, Do You Have An “Accountabilibuddy“?

The holidays can be a stressful time. We get it. Gifts, close family members, extended family, in-laws, work parties, church events, Christmas cards, decorations, emotions, memories, it all combines every year around December, and it tends to have mixed effects on all of us.


Karen Hadley in Alcohol
November 21, 2017

10 Holiday Activities that are Far More Fun than Drinking!

At any big family gathering, it seems like there’s so often one or more people who drink more than they should. With a little planning, fun alternatives can keep holiday guests so engaged they don’t have any interest in alcohol.