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Thankful for Recovery: Staying Sober Through Thanksgiving


There is a great deal of history involved with Thanksgiving. For many of us, Thanksgiving is a time of the year when we give thanks for everything that we have and to celebrate with friends and family that we may rarely see. However, for those of us who have struggled with addiction to alcohol, Thanksgiving can be a tricky holiday to navigate. First and foremost, be thankful for your recovery journey as it’s not easy. You’ve come a long way, and now you may be worried about a relapse during Thanksgiving. Luckily, there are various tips that we can use in [...]

Thankful for Recovery: Staying Sober Through Thanksgiving2022-12-20T18:05:13+00:00

Sobriety vs Recovery: Aren’t They the Same Thing?


The terms “sobriety” and “recovery” are often used synonymously; however, these terms do not define the same thing. A person can be sober without ever being in recovery, and similarly, a person in recovery can relapse. It is important to recognize the similarities and differences between these two terms to understand how a person can transition from sobriety to active recovery. What Is Sobriety? Sobriety is the state of living without the use of drugs or alcohol. When people consider themselves sober, they may or may not have had substance use problems in the past. Many people consider themselves sober without [...]

Sobriety vs Recovery: Aren’t They the Same Thing?2022-05-19T09:44:40+00:00
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