Monthly Archives: December 2016


Recovery Means Not Dreading Holidays

Twenty years ago, I hated the holidays and feared what my brother would do. But then he sobered up and I got my big brother back. Along the way, I discovered the Twelve Steps. I guess miracles really do happen. Isn’t that what the holidays are all about?


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By |December 21st, 2016|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Recovery Means Not Dreading Holidays

Holiday Blues and Addiction

We all know that the holidays can be a time of ups and downs emotionally. We can feel loneliness,excitement, anxiety, happiness, sadness and joy—all one right after the other! It can be like an emotional roller coaster ride! The worst part is the these “holiday blues” can make us more vulnerable to drug and alcohol […]

By |December 13th, 2016|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Holiday Blues and Addiction