Horizon Blog

Overcoming Four Common Roadblocks to Recovery

September 30th, 2019

No one ever said, recovering from a substance use disorder would be easy. But they did say you can do it—and they’re right. As you begin the healing process, accept these truths: You will have good days and bad days. You will take two steps forward and a step back. And you will come out […]

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Think before you drink this holiday season

December 17th, 2015

The U.S. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) reports that 40% of traffic-related deaths during Christmas and New Year’s involve drunk drivers — a 12% increase over the rest of the month of December. Why? More people drink during the holidays due to parties and other events. People underestimate their level of impairment […]

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A Holly Jolly (And Sober) Holiday – How To Get Through The Holidays Without Turning To Drugs Or Alcohol

December 3rd, 2014

The holiday season can be challenging when you’re in recovery. Everyone wants you to “eat, drink and be merry,” but the stresses of too much to do, not enough sleep and spending time with family and friends can pile up. Relatives may not understand or support your sobriety. Friends who you used to drink or […]

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