Sobriety doesn't mean you have to miss out on life. Instead, it allows you to truly enjoy it. And one of the best ways to do so is by getting out of your comfort zone and experiencing new places and customs. So, pack your bags and prepare for a fun, sober vacation you will remember for years to come. And of course, be sure to keep your sobriety a priority.
Words Matter: The Distinction Between “Social” and “Physical” Distancing
Having to maintain at least a six feet distance between ourselves and others can leave us feeling lonely or isolated. For those in recovery, these feelings can be the beginning of a downward spiral. In this article, clinician Matthew Fields explains the very important difference between physical and social distancing, as well as how to stay connected to others while protecting yourself against COVID-19.
Why Taking Care of Your Mental Health Is Essential to Your Recovery
Mental health and addiction often go hand in hand. Understanding how and why is critical to safeguarding your recovery. In this article, Mountainside clinician Meg Currie shares mental health tips to help you avoid relapse.
5 Exciting Ways to Build Connections While Social Distancing
Don’t let social distancing leave you feeling isolated. To help you make new, meaningful friendships from the safety and comfort of home, we asked members of our recovery community how they’re forming connections during the coronavirus quarantine. Here are 5 rewarding activities you can try.