family having Sober Holidays

How to Enjoy Sober Holidays

Stress increases during the holidays, especially during Thanksgiving and Christmas. As a result, it becomes challenging for individuals battling substance abuse and mental health-related issues to cope. Family members can be a source of emotional pain. Since the holidays are primarily about creating time for family, it can push you into chronic stress and relapse…

individuals in aftercare post treatment

Getting the Most Out of an Aftercare Program

Recovering from an addiction is a long-term process that doesn’t end when you leave treatment. After leaving treatment, participating in aftercare is critical. These programs often include 12-step programs, counseling, outpatient care, and sober living. Participating in an aftercare program allows you to anticipate and understand future challenges and come up with solutions ahead of…