During the holiday season, it can be a difficult time for those who have struggled with addiction. The constant reminder of happy families, wholesome activities and abundant food can be triggering for some. However, recovery is about taking ownership of your life and owning your ups and downs. That means you cannot hide from the world for another year. You have to grapple with everything that makes you uncomfortable and find a way to move forward through it all. Here are some steps on how you can get ready to face the upcoming Thanksgiving in addiction recovery.
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The holiday season can be very stressful for some people, especially those in recovery. Due to the impact of several different holiday triggers, this time of year can pose a risk for relapse, especially when people in recovery lack support.