By: Lakeview Health
During the holidays there are ample opportunities to engage in social gatherings, work parties, and family get-togethers. For those in addiction recovery it can be tough to keep stress at bay and maintain sobriety. It’s a time of year when it’s important to tap into your support network and to create a plan for a successful and joyous holiday season. Gina Thorne, VP of Marketing at Lakeview Health provides some helpful tips to navigate the holidays in the below WSOS Radio interview. Some of her advice includes: Learn or actively practice coping skills that will help manage your stress. Things such as mindful meditation, distracting yourself with music or talking with someone, calling people in your support network, rehearse responses to questions you know people will ask, and walk away when needed. Click the video below to hear more about how to manage your recovery this holiday season.If you or your loved one are struggling with drug or alcohol addiction and need help, now is the time to reach out. Don’t wait until after that holidays to get drug and alcohol treatment. Lakeview can be your solution to celebrating many more years of holidays with family and friends. Our admissions team is available 24/7/365 to answer questions, check your insurance coverage, and match you up with the treatment that you need. Call the admissions team at 1-866-704-7692.