How are you going to Socialize without Substances?
Only you can determine whether or not you’re strong enough in
your recovery to socialize
at events where alcohol or other drugs are prevalent. If you decide to navigate
these waters, think
about what your safety net might be. Here are some ideas that
have worked for other
- Bring a friend who will be supportive if you begin to
question your commitment to
- Be ready to call a friend or sponsor for help.
- Decide what you are comfortable with - are you OK socializing with moderate drinkers but not with
heavy drinkers? Are you comfortable being around other substances?
in advance when you might need to leave a party. Have an exit strategy - tell people you have to leave at a certain time to study, meet up with someone, etc.
Alcohol Free Events & Activities