If it feels like you have to choose between having a social life and staying sober, think again. It is possible to have friends, go out on the weekends, and hang out with people in social settings without drinking or getting high. If you are new to recovery, it can take a little time to feel comfortable around other people while you are sober, but with a little practice, you will find that it gets easier and easier.
Here are a few tips to help you get started.
How do you meet new people and socialize during the summer? How do you maintain your sobriety when you feel tempted to relapse?