Holidays

For some, the holiday season can be the closest they come to alcohol, parties, or socializing in groups in a while. When trying to stay sober, this can be a triggering time, as so many get-togethers offer alcohol as a drink or even as a gift. Cravings can turn into a relapse, but they don't have to. Learn how you can safeguard your sobriety during this time of year.
Alcohol

Dry January: 6 Ways Your Body Changes When You Stop Drinking Alcohol

Start the New Year off on the right foot! Quit alcohol for a month this Dry January 2023 and reap these 6 amazing benefits.
Mental Health

How to Manage Holiday Stress

Are you overwhelmed with holiday stress? Make this season enjoyable and find out how to manage your stress effectively.
Recovery

5 Ways to Have a Sober St. Patrick's Day

Sober on the biggest drinking day of the year? Don't worry. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day and prioritize recovery with a few simple tips.
Drug Addiction

Tips For Smoothly Attending a Holiday Party While in Recovery

Holiday parties can bring extra stress for people in recovery. Learn tips to plan ahead, minimize the risk of relapse, and remain committed to sobriety during the festivities.
Recovery

All the Ways I’m Thankful I’m Sober

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Recovery

How to Enjoy Valentine’s Day Without Alcohol

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Recovery

5 Things to Do Instead of Drinking This New Year’s Eve

Giving up alcohol doesn't mean you have to miss out on the celebration. Here are 5 ways to enjoy New Year’s Eve while safeguarding your sobriety.
Relationships

4 Ways to Support Your Loved One's Recovery During the Holidays

The holidays can be difficult for those in recovery, as many celebrations involve drinking. Learn how to help your loved one have sober fun during this time.
Family Wellness

Four Tips for Staying Sober During the Holidays

The holidays can be a stressful time for those new to recovery. Learn four simple tips to help you safeguard your sobriety and help you have a safe and happy holiday.