Staying Sober Through the Holidays

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When I got sober 32 years ago at the age of 19, the holidays (for me Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years) were often referred to in 12-Step meetings as the “Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.”  Now, with the COVID-19 pandemic and the inherent isolation it brings, staying clean and sober through the holidays is even more challenging.  COVID-19 has also created a huge surge in overdose deaths in 2020, according to this AP story.

To read the full article, originally posted on Thrive Global, click here.