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Home for the Holidays

How to successfuly get through the holidays without alcohol
September 7th, 2019  
Avatar by: Amber Lucas
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The holidays are a time for family, food, traditions and of course  parties! Most people have an increase in their stress level, spending and caloric intake. For many, some of those calories are coming from festive libations at holiday gatherings.

What if drinking is not an option for you at the holiday parties? What if you are in recovery and taking even one sip would jeopardize your sobriety? There are ways to enjoy the holidays without putting yourself in a vicarious situation. Now is the time to physically and mentally prepare for the holiday season. Even if you are not in recovery, there are several ideas that anyone could use to have a more cheerful time through the holidays.

Tips to handle the holidays:

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Sources:

https://www.scramsystems.com/blog/2016/12/how-to-manage-the-holidays-without-alcohol/ 

https://www.bustle.com/p/how-to-get-through-the-holidays-without-drinking-5504576

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/help-yourself/

https://www.hazeldenbettyford.org/articles/tips-for-enjoying-sober-holidays

https://drugabuse.com/stay-sober-these-holidays/

http://www.recoveryanswers.org/assets/Edits-10-Tips-for-Staying-Sober-During-the-Holidays.pdf