Episode #81 ~ Staying Sober during the Holidays

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Dr. Larry Smith is a chiropractor in practice since 1987 on Vancouver Island, B.C. Canada. He is very involved in the local community groups, as a Team Chiropractor, as well as raising money for and donating services to local social service agencies.

He is author of "Embracing the Journey of Recovery: From Tragedy to Triumph".

This recording was made in person with Dr. Larry in late November 2007 along with Judi and Suzanne, who are local counselors working with people with addictions who are in treatment and recovery. Together they share enlightening and insightful strategies to assist in approaching the holiday season with a clear cut plan to have a safe, fun and sober holiday.

Dr. Larry ~ "Once you become addicted to alcohol, it is a monumental task to become and stay sober. The stories and principles heard in this interview are applicable all year round but apply specifically during the holiday season. During the holidays, family, social and office gatherings mean food, fun and in most cases alcohol. If you find yourself struggling during the Christmas season, please remember that you are not alone. Help is only a phone call or a meeting away!"

"Remember that sobriety is a gift. Be grateful for every day that you are sober."



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