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14 Useful Tips For Navigating The Holidays When You’re Not Drinking

Dillon McClernon

Authored by Dillon McClernon

Via: HuffPost

The holidays are all about spending time with friends and family. But for some people, the added stress tempts them into drinking again. Question is, what can you do to prepare yourself to have a fun, alcohol-free holiday season?

Go in with a solid plan: bring a sober friend with you, avoid your triggers, practice saying no, keep a non-alcoholic drink in your hand.

And what happens if you do give in the temptation?

“If you do give in and succumb to the pressure, don’t pretend it didn’t happen. Don’t be ashamed to ask for help immediately and recommit yourself to your recovery,” says Dr. Deni Carise.

See the full article here.

Authored by

Dillon McClernon

Dillon McClernon

Dillon currently serves as the Senior Director of Sales and Marketing at RCA. After his tenure as Chief Communications Officer and senior advisor to RCA, he opted for a full-time position at RCA where he could build a new team linking sales and marketing to directly impact RCA’s mission of saving 1 million lives.


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