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Stress Management During the Holidays

The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy and celebration. For people in recovery, however, the holidays can be stressful. Dealing with family issues, shopping, financial problems, or a packed schedule can trigger anxiety or depression and lead to a relapse. Successful stress management is crucial for relapse prevention and is a necessary…

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Tips for Having a Sober Thanksgiving

On Thanksgiving Day, many people come together as families and friends to celebrate their blessings. For some, Thanksgiving is a difficult day as it’s also a holiday that frequently involves drinking. Having a sober Thanksgiving free of substance abuse can be a real challenge. The danger for someone in recovery lies in peer pressure. You’re…