Taking Care Of Your Mental Health In Sobriety

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Pre-sobriety, alcohol and drugs often serve as coping mechanisms. When you quit, you’ll need different kinds of mental and emotional support. Make sure you have tools and solutions in place.

By Helaina Hovitz

Original Source: thefix.com

PSA: there’s some text missing from the headlines popping up lately that show quitting drinking improves women’s mental health.

Essentially, the findings of the Canadian Medical Association Journal are that not drinking at all is actually better for your health than drinking when you’re stressed, no matter how much you want to lean into the whole a-glass-of-red-wine-a-day-is-good-for-you thing.

But it’s not that simple. There’s no foolproof formula like: “If I stop drinking, then my mental health will improve” (as nice as that would be).

For many of us, there’s…click here to continue reading

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