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New Year’s Resolutions – The Successful Way

As the new year approaches, many of us are considering the resolutions that we want to put in place in order to improve ourselves and/or our lives.

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9 Reasons Not to Drink or Use During the Holiday Season

Need some extra reasons not to drink or use this holiday season? We’ve got you covered with these 9 benefits of staying sober. Print out the list and hang it up at home, keep it in your purse or pocket

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How to Help a Loved One Who Drinks Too Much

By Tom Horvath, Ph.D., ABPP Does your loved one drink too much during the holidays? Or at any time for that matter? What’s the best way to respond? Here are some general guidelines for navigating this challenging time. Every person

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5 Ideas for an Awesome Sober Halloween

With Halloween kicking off the official holiday season, some of us in recovery (especially newbies) are faced with figuring out how to spend the holidays sober. Celebrating without drugs and alcohol can actually enhance the season, rather than make you

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Staying Sober on Labor Day

Labor Day, like other holidays, can be challenging for people in recovery (and especially early recovery). Here are 3 tips to get you through the holiday.

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Mocktail Recipes for Summer Parties

Deciding not to drink at the summer parties this year? We totally support you. That’s why we’ve scoured the Internet for some of the best mocktail recipes out there. Here are our favorites: Orange Earl Grey Iced Tea Ingredients: ¼c

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Party-Time: Enjoying the Holiday Party Season… Sober

With a little planning and strategy, the summer party season can be an enjoyable and successfully sober experience!

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Is Someone You Care About Getting Drunk?

by Dr. Horvath, Ph.D., ABPP Holiday gatherings can be high-risk times if alcohol is involved—as it usually is. Most of us in the moment will attempt to ignore excessive drinking. It’s not a good time for a rational discussion; there’s

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3 Tips to Help You Through the Holidays

While the holidays can be a joyous and festive time, they can also be difficult, and triggering, for many people. Here are 3 tips to help get you through.

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Independence Day

Those in recovery have so much to celebrate. Not only can they celebrate American freedoms, but freedom from addiction and substances, too!