For people in early recovery, Valentine’s Day can stir up emotions that endanger sobriety. Many relationships may remain damaged, some severely, from actions taken in addiction.
The holiday season can present heightened challenges to sobriety. However, there are many strategies available to help manage seasonal stress and triggers. A big part of relieving holiday-induced stress comes from self-care. Developing an effective self-care plan can help you manage and overcome holiday triggers and enable you to engage in the spirit of the […]
Alcoholism among women is a growing epidemic. Although men have historically endured higher rates of alcoholism, women are catching up fast. The rates of alcoholism in the United States are devastating, with 17.6 million people, or one in every 12 adults, suffering from alcohol misuse and several million more engaging in risky, binge drinking patterns. […]
Getting high. That’s all I thought about until I was so high everything just faded away. It got so bad the father of my kids locked me out of our house.
My addiction left me feeling alone. I thought there was nobody to talk to when there really was. I lost control over myself and realized that I needed help. Valley Hope showed me that I wasn’t alone.
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