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Mental Health Struggles That Can Lead to Addiction

Many individuals who do not have extensive knowledge of addiction may believe that it is an isolated issue. However, addiction commonly goes hand in hand with mental health disorders. To cope with the symptoms of mental health disorders, people may turn to drugs and alcohol as a relief. However, this often worsens the symptoms over…

Two women talk to each other while enjoying the sober holidays.

Sober Holidays

When you are in recovery, you can still experience cravings, especially when you encounter triggers. The holidays may make it challenging to maintain sobriety. Alcohol and drugs are a part of countless holiday festivities. Sober holidays can sometimes be a struggle, especially in early recovery. But finding an enjoyable way to celebrate sober holidays can…

A mother, a daughter, and a grandmother enjoy a sober Thanksgiving together

Sober Thanksgiving

Sober Thanksgiving As winter approaches, the holiday season is now full-swing. Unfortunately, holidays can be tough if you are struggling with a substance abuse problem or are in active recovery. Partying is also especially prevalent during the holidays, which many times can make it hard to celebrate a sober Thanksgiving or New Year’s. Although not…