Tips for Recovery During the Holidays

The holidays can be a stressful time of year for anyone and can be even more stressful if you are in recovery. Addiction is more pronounced during the holiday season, and when one individual is struggling with a substance use disorder, the entire family unit is affected. Family gatherings, hectic preparations, holiday shopping, financial stress, […]

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How Pinelands Recovery Center Celebrates the Holidays

How Does Pinelands Recovery Center Celebrate the Holidays? There are many factors that go into deciding which treatment center to enroll in for addiction. When entering treatment around the holiday season, it could be important for many individuals to know whether or not the treatment center they choose celebrates the same holiday. Although this can […]

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Beginning Treatment During the Holiday Season

Whether at the strong urging of your loved ones or by your own behest, you’ve decided to finally get treatment for your addiction. Since it is November, you might be realizing that you would be beginning treatment during the holiday season. Not spending the holidays at home can make people scoff and want to put […]

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How to Ask Family for Support During the Holidays

How to Ask Family for Support During the Holidays Holidays are the most wonderful time of the year, however, they can be just as stressful. Between spending money on presents, food, decor, and travel as well as getting together with family or friends you don’t see often, the holidays throw people off their regular routine […]

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Preparing for the Holidays While in Recovery

Preparing for the Holidays While in Recovery The holiday season is quickly approaching – and despite being billed the most wonderful time of year, it can also be the most stressful. That is why preparing for the holidays while in recovery is extremely important. Harvard Medical School cites main sources of holiday stress as “financial […]

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Halloween Parties and Alcohol Abuse

Halloween Parties and Alcohol Abuse For anybody in recovery, especially in early recovery, Halloween can be scary for many reasons – and it’s not just the ghouls and goblins. It can be a very triggering holiday for many people. Halloween parties and alcohol abuse often go hand-in-hand, so even though October has just begun, it’s […]

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