sober holidays can be difficult to navigate

Staying Sober on Cinco de Mayo

For those in recovery, Cinco de Mayo can prove a challenge. This holiday celebrates a historic victory by the Mexican army over the French in 1862. Although Mexico eventually lost the war, people still observe May 5th with celebrations that often involve alcohol. The staff at Red Oak Recovery has put together a few tips…

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4 Steps to Boost Your Self-Worth

Now more than ever is the perfect time to hone in on your self-worth and that means making conscious decisions to respect yourself and to enjoy your new, sober life. Here’s how to get started: Step 1. Practice self-care. Your daily routine should include personal grooming (bathe, brush hair and teeth, and dress in clean…