Tori Utley

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How to Navigate a Difficult Job When You're in Early Recovery

By Tori Utley

Here's a survival guide to get you through your earliest days back at work to make sure your recovery remains a top priority. Continue Reading

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Having a Sober Support Network is Important - Here's How To Get Started

By Tori Utley

Here are some practical ways to form a sober support network that will strengthen your recovery and help you have some fun alon... Continue Reading

New year games and activities

7 Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve Sober

By Tori Utley

From sledding to game night to spending time with family, there are plenty of ways to celebrate New Year's Eve sober. Grab a fe... Continue Reading

3 Things to Remember During Your First Group Therapy Session

By Tori Utley

The first night of treatment can be nerve-wracking for everyone. Remember these tips to set your nerves aside and start your jo... Continue Reading

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3 Ways to Having a Chance at Your New Year’s Resolution This Year

By Tori Utley

Whether or not your resolution is recovery-related, the principles of recovery can help you stay balanced as you work to reach ... Continue Reading

Determined to make recovery last

A Foolproof Recovery Plan to Last You All Year

By Tori Utley

Whether you plan on attending a formal treatment program or not, it's important to have support during the early days of recove... Continue Reading

10 Things to Do On Christmas Rather Than Drink

By Tori Utley

Whether it's sledding or baking, there's so much to do during the Christmas holiday. Reclaim the season for recovery and joy by... Continue Reading

Uncomfortable holiday with family

3 Coping Strategies for Uncomfortable Holiday Settings

By Tori Utley

Family dynamics are inevitable during the Christmas season. Whether you're walking into a tense situation or conflict pops up d... Continue Reading

destressing over the holidays

Meditation as a Recovery Tool During Christmas

By Tori Utley

Meditation can reduce anxiety and boost your personal sense of calm. During the Christmas whirlwind, here's how to create a med... Continue Reading

Telling family members about your recovery

How to Talk to Your Family About Recovery During the Holidays

By Tori Utley

Whether they're supportive or critical, your family will probably ask about your recovery this holiday season. Here are 4 thing... Continue Reading