Maintain Sobriety Throughout the Holidays

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Maintaining Sobriety

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.

  1. Have a plan so that you are prepared and know what to expect
  2. 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
  3. Set a time limit on how long you will stay
  4. Make sure you have someone who you can call if you need to

Click HERE for the full article on Huffington Post.