For men and women in all stages of drug and alcohol recovery, the holidays may bring mixed feelings of hope, fear, and unfulfilled dreams. While those around you are celebrating, shopping, and making preparations, you may feel lost and alone. After all, you are still struggling to make sense of your recent personal, family, and financial losses. Fortunately, for the Christ-follower in rehab, Christmas brings hope that can illuminate life’s darkest corners.
“In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” John 1:4-5
When anxiety, depression, or hopelessness creeps in to take hold of you this holiday season, change your focus. Rather than getting caught up in stress, commercialism, or “imperfect” holiday plans, keep these things in mind:
Holiday Help for Addiction
At Christian Rehab Network, we know that the holidays bring a mix of unsettling feelings for many clients. When you are facing social relapse triggers or feeling trapped by unrealistic holiday expectations, call our staff. Available 24/7 to help, we provide free consulting and rehab facility placement for men and women of all ages. Call 877.310.9545 today, or submit a private and our Christian addiction recovery specialists will be in touch promptly!