During the holiday season, there are going to be many get-togethers with family and friends where alcohol most likely will be present. While in recovery or once you’ve completed a recovery treatment program, attending celebrations where there will be alcohol can seem a bit overwhelming.
Although you don’t want to put yourself in a difficult or harmful situation, you want to spend quality time with your loved ones. That’s why you should follow these important tips for surviving the holidays while maintaining your sobriety.
- Have a plan so that you are prepared and know what to expect
- Have a non-alcoholic drink in your hand during the party so that you are in control of what you are drinking and people will be less likely to offer you a drink
- Set a time limit on how long you will stay
- Make sure you have someone who you can call if you need to
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