Category Archives: Alcohol Rehab Raleigh NC

Dealing with an Addicted Family Member Over Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving holiday is a challenge for addicts who are newly sober and for those who are forced to endure the behavior of an addicted loved one at family events. Being able to enjoy the day with loved ones can be difficult when you are plagued with anxiety over the addict's temperament or their next…
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Escaping Your Chronic Relapsing

In our continued look at chronic relapsing, we turn our focus from why addicts relapse to how to break the cycle of relapsing behavior. Many addicts feel helpless and powerless over their addiction because of repeated relapses. As we discussed in our previous posts, understanding why you are relapsing and what situations are causing these…
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Why Relapse Happens After Long-Term Sobriety

Our focus recently has been on why chronic relapses happen to newly sober addicts. However, what few people realize is that addicts who have many years of sobriety under their belts are also at risk for relapse. Addicts who do not acknowledge the possibility of relapse, no matter how many years of sobriety they have,…
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How to Survive Thanksgiving Sober

Holiday stress is a trigger for many newly sober addicts. The truth is that the holidays are hard. The added pressure of family commitments, work parties, and even keeping up with extra social functions can wear you out or put you in the awkward position of answering tough questions. While your resolve to stay sober…
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