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Have a Sober Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo didn’t always involve tacos and tequila, and it’s often mistaken for the Mexican Independence Day. The fifth day of May is the Anniversary of the Battle of Puebla. Parts of Mexico and the United States celebrate the holiday in honor of a military victory in 1862 over Napoleon III’s French forces. So how…

Odd Holidays to Celebrate Sober in April

As March fades away, spring flowers have started to bloom, the days are getting longer, and winter’s chill is fading away. Do you still need more reasons to celebrate? We’ve created a calendar full of April celebrations, including foodie holidays, such as Peanut Butter and Jelly Day, and other national observances, such as National Pet Day, to make…

Sober St. Patrick's Day three sober womens celebrating

Sober St. Patrick’s Day

Today is St. Patrick’s Day, which means many Americans will be wearing green, going to parades, and drinking. This can be a festive time, but if you are newly sober, the association between St. Patrick’s Day and alcohol also presents relapse risks. You may feel wary about the social aspect of the holiday, as it can…

Sobriety And The New Year

  Sobriety And The New Year   We’ve all either heard of or made some resolutions for the New Year in the past. Some people vow to partake in more rigorous exercise or more mindful diets. Some make a resolution to travel more. And then some still make the resolution to enter sobriety, to abandon…

A Safe and Sober Thanksgiving

A Safe and Sober Thanksgiving You don’t need to have alcohol for a good Thanksgiving. If you are in addiction recovery, alcohol will not only complicate your day, but it will derail your program. With the significant holiday quickly approaching, there are many things you can do to prepare yourself for keeping your sobriety intact…

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Staying Sober This Summer

It’s official, summer is in full swing! What’s not to like about longer days, family vacations, get-togethers with friends, and warm weather? If you are in recovery, however, summer can pose an increased temptation to use drugs and alcohol. Going to visit relatives and seeing an old crowd can be triggers for individuals in recovery.…