Perhaps you just need to cut back on your drinking in the interest of better help. Perhaps you feel that it would be best for you to stop drinking alcohol PERIOD. Whatever your reason, we’re here to support you! Make a commitment in April to rethink the drink in the way that is best for you and we’ll be right there with you! We know you can do it!
Do you turn to harmful substances when you’re feeling down? We encourage you to find that supportive friend you can lean on in times of trouble. It’s not always easy to ask for help, but it is the healthiest decision you could make. Another option is to seek professional help in the form of counseling. If you’re troubled or you’ve been experiencing a lot of anxiety, depression, or other mental and emotional symptoms or conditions, turning to alcohol or other drugs is the worst step you could take and will only make you feel bad in the long run. Take care of yourself and choose the healthy route!
This week, we wanted to provide you with some encouragement on your journey as you avoid alcohol and other drugs! Feel free to use these with family and friends! Just be sure to tag us @bartowagainstdrugs and use #rethinkthedrink and #bartowagainstdrugs!
This week, we found some fascinating articles about the dangers of alcohol, marijuana, and opioid use. Check them out, share them with friends and family, and spread some education on these vitally important topics to our culture!
> Parents: how well versed are you in your marijuana knowledge? Check out this article to brush up!
It can be hard to go it alone. Do you have a support system in place to help you avoid making bad decisions regarding alcohol and other drugs? Sometimes all you need is a supportive friend who knows your journey and what you’re trying to accomplish with your lifestyle goals. Reach out to someone and seek accountability to avoid dangerous substances that can impair your thinking or even your health goals.
It’s a brand new week with opportunities to make new choices and resolutions! Have a new habit you want to cultivate? Go for it! We know you can make the choice to avoid alcohol and other drugs this year!
The holidays can be a hard time for many people. If you’re one of those folks, just remember to take things a day at a time and to cope with the stress in healthy ways! Exercise! Spend time with trusted and supportive friends and family! Practice good self care.