Surviving the Holidays, Part 4: Drug Addiction
This is the 3rd part of a series on surviving the holidays for those suffering from addiction, eating disorders and other mental health issues.
Drug addiction can be very difficult around the holidays. Everyone is celebrating and going to parties, something a drug addict almost certainly associates with using. While this can be triggering, there are still ways a recovering addict can enjoy the holiday season without relapsing. Aside from the obvious, not taking drugs, there are a few steps to help the former addicts maintain their recovery.