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Six Ways to Maintain Your Sobriety at Thanksgiving

Article from Psychology Today by Constance Scharff Ph.D.

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"I first tried to quit drinking on November 11, 1995. By Thanksgiving of that year, I was clean, but I was scared to death of facing a holiday dinner without a drink. I remember standing by the bar in my grandmother’s house, downing Diet Coke in long gulps. I drank an entire case of Diet Coke during the evening, but I stayed sober. Now, I have more tools to maintain my recovery during the holidays."

Here are some helpful tips for having a happy Thanksgiving while remaining drug or alcohol free. 

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Addiction, Recovery, Sobriety, Thanksgiving, holidays