TIPS FOR SOBRIETY
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.
When getting sober, it is critical to establish new priorities for living a life of recovery.
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.
Someone you care about just completed a drug and alcohol rehab program and is about to come back home. What do you do to support them? What shouldn’t you do?
From being a better friend to not having to hear about embarrassing drunken behavior, the benefits of sobriety are well worth the effort.
In so many ways, the New Year presents the perfect pretext for making positive change and finally getting clean. If there is someone in your life who is currently using drugs, now is the time to help them. Now is the time to inspire them to commit to recovery and a drug-free life.
As someone who has lived both a lifestyle of addiction as well as a lifestyle of recovery, I can tell you that all of these benefits are things I have experienced in my own life throughout my recovery.
This is a difficult time for a lot of people. Unemployment is at record levels, and a health crisis is spreading across America. For those in recovery, tensions are likely quite high. What can you do to help your loved one stay sober?
For some people, returning to their usual environments after completing rehab can be a serious mistake. A change of environment can be just the therapy some people need to succeed in their new sober lives.
Especially for those who have spent time addicted to drugs or alcohol, this is the best possible time to boost your immune system. We'll provide you with simple suggestions to help you increase your resistance to disease.