Handling an alcohol-laden work event is tricky in recovery. Lisa Smith, author of ‘Girl Walks Out of a Bar,’ shares her strategies for attending boozy work events in sobriety.
Lisa Smith is a writer and lawyer in New York City. She is the author of GIRL WALKS OUT OF A BAR, her memoir of high-functioning addiction and recovery in the world of New York City corporate law. Her writing has been published in The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Women’s Health, Refinery29, A Women’s Thing, AfterPartyMagazine.com, and Addiction.com. She has also appeared on Megyn Kelly TODAY and BBC World News discussing alcoholism and addiction. Lisa is passionate about breaking the stigma of addiction and mental health issues. More on Lisa’s writing can be found at www.lisasmithauthor.com. Connect with her on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
Traveling for business? Tips on how to stay sober from Lisa Smith, author of Girl Walks Out of a Bar.
Whether your colleagues know about your addiction recovery or not, I have a few suggestions for re-entry into the workplace.