I'm going to talk a little bit about why holidays can produce so much extra stress, so that you can better understand and help your loved one in early recovery.
As the opioid epidemic expands each year, the number of books about America’s overdose crisis also continues to rapidly grow. Several new titles covering all angles and perspectives of the epidemic and its history have been released, offering new research and insight into the complex issues involved.
The holidays, rather than acting as a time for us to come together, can magnify the ways in which addiction has torn us from friends and family over the years. We have tips on how to navigate heading home for the holidays in early recovery, and some tips for family members and friends hosting someone in early recovery this holiday season.