Do you remember the last memorable gift you received that gave you joy and made you happy? Maybe it was the train set you always wanted as a kid, the newest perfume that made you feel special as a teen, or the hottest tech gadget as an adult.
What about watching those around you open gifts? Do you remember their surprise and excitement in receiving the gift they always wanted? Today, it seems like a lifetime away, but those moments of delight and wonder are still possible. This year, you are invited to give the gift of sobriety. A gift for yourself and for someone else.
How can choosing recovery be a gift? We know and have heard from others how choosing recovery now instead of later was life-changing. It’s a gift not only to you but also to family and friends.
Over the next few weeks, we’ll share real stories of people who received addiction treatment during the holidays. Each person will share their own journey to recovery, and what you will read is truly inspiring. The common thread between all the stories is that they did not wait, they acted now.
Accepting addiction treatment is a sign of strength and courage. It’s a selfless act that reminds you how important and worthy you are to yourself and others. As with most things health-related, taking care of one’s self is what makes it possible for you to then care about and for others. Living a healthier, sober life is a gift to give and receive.
Individuals and/or loved ones can Give the Gift of Sobriety this holiday season. Remember, there is no “perfect time” to begin the journey to recovery. Here are three reasons that now is the time:
If you are interested in learning more about the Lakeview Health addiction treatment center, call us today. Our admissions team is available 24/7 to take your call and walk you through the process of getting treatment. They can even check your insurance to see what type of coverage you may have for treatment or offer guidance for other programs. All calls are confidential. Don’t delay. Give the Gift of Sobriety – you and your loved ones deserve it. You are worthy of recovery, and recovery is possible.
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