Navigating the Holidays in Recovery: Insights and Inspiration from the Addiction Recovery Team at Seven Counties Services

Addiction recovery during the holidays can be a challenging but enriching journey. While this time often brings triggers and temptations, it’s also a time for connection, reflection, and renewed determination. This holiday season, we bring you a collection of quotes from the passionate and caring Addiction Recovery Team at Seven Counties Services.  

Let these quotes remind you that by prioritizing self-care, seeking help when needed, and staying mindful, you can embrace the holidays with a sense of gratitude and a brighter, sober future in sight. 

Insights and Inspirations 

“The opposite of addiction is not sobriety. It’s connection.” — Johann Hari 

Shared by Meadow 

“I’m not telling you it’s going to be easy. I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it.” — Art Williams 

Shared by Kayla  

“Just breathe. Using is a thought you don’t have to act on. Be still. Resentments are the cancers of the mind. You can ride out the urge wave.”  

Shared by Rhonda 

“I’m grateful we’ve been given the opportunity to live two lives in one lifetime.” 

Shared by Joquinett 

“We listen to learn and learn to listen.”  

Shared by Toni 

“One day at a time.” 

Shared by Lee Ann 

“I can’t, but we can.” — Essentials of Recovery 

Shared by Crystal 

“If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.” — Martin Luther King Jr. 

Shared by Morgan 

“When we recover loudly, we contribute to keeping others from dying quietly.” — Melissa Anderson, MD, PharmD 

Shared by Sara 

“Don’t quit five minutes before the miracle happens.” — Jeannie Lynch 

Shared by Derek  

“To everything I ever lost: Thank you for setting me free.”  

Shared by James  

“It won’t always be like this.” 

Shared by Ashley  

“You have already lived through the worst day of your life.” 

Shared by Michelle  

“Sometimes you have to be knocked down lower than you have ever been to stand taller than you ever have.” 

Shared by Morgan 

“You can’t unscramble scrambled eggs. Focus on today’s eggs.” 

Shared by Jim  

“Trust the process.” 

Shared by Ruby  

“My recovery must come first so that everything I love in life doesn’t come last.” 

Shared by Whitney  

“There but for the grace of God, go I.” — John Bradford 

Shared by Sabrina  

“I’ll take better any day. Better never runs out.” 

Shared by Eddie  

“Remember when you were little and you had a pain in your knee or your arm and your granny would say, ‘You’re OK, it’s just growing pains.’ You can’t grow without a little pain. Pain = growth = change, and that’s what we’re trying to do, change.” 

Shared by Bartley  

“If you erase all the mistakes of your past, you would also erase all the wisdom of your present. Remember the lesson, not the disappointment.” 

Shared by Morgan  

Starting a Recovery Journey

At Seven Counties Services, we understand addiction recovery is a lifelong journey. Our team of support and resources are here to help those ready to start their recovery journey. For information on scheduling a first appointment, call (502) 589-1100 or complete an online appointment request. Our Preston Street location is also available for walk-ins Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM.  

If you or someone you know needs urgent help, please call our 24/7 Addiction Recovery Hotline at (502) 583-3951.

Schedule Appointment

Seven Counties Services serves everyone regardless of diagnosis or insurance status. We ensure that getting started on your journey to recovery is as easy as possible. To schedule your first appointment, you can call directly or complete an online appointment request.

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