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The Recovery Journal – 10 tips for quitting drinking and surviving the holidays

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By Ian Young. The founder of and and is the treatment director of in Thailand

The extended holiday season can be a difficult and testing time for people in early recovery. Here are some suggestions that will make the trial of maintaining your new-found recovery that much easier over the Christmas holidays and beyond. Some of these are very obvious, but they still need reminding, particularly for people relatively new to the recovery lifestyle.

  1. Make Changes
  2. Dry House
  3. Tell Everyone
  4. Replacement Therapy
  5. Imagine / Visualise / Dream
  6. Keep yourself Busy
  7. Education
  8. Take Notes
  9. Keep things simple
  10. Seek Professional Help

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