By Lindsay Dodgson
Original Source: thisisinsider.com
Christmas can be a rough time of year for people struggling with addiction.
The holiday season is rife with merriment, old memories, and usually alcohol.
Addicts may grapple with their sobriety and be triggered by the past.
Here’s how you can help someone you care about through their addiction.
It’s also important to remember you can only do so much, and you should enlist professional help if you need it.
Christmas is just around the corner, meaning a few days of merriment and over-indulgence for many people. For others, though, it’s a tough time of year.
People struggling with addiction, for example, can face a number of hurdles, according to the American Addiction Centers’ chief medical officer Lawrence Weinstein.
“The holidays can be a challenging time for anyone, whether they suffer from addiction or not,” he told INSIDER. “Family, for example, can bring about stresses that may trigger …click here to continue reading