Tag Archives: Triggers

Traveling During the Holidays: How to Cope with Potential Triggers

Man travelling during the holidays Traveling can be stressful at the best of times, even more so during the holidays. When you add an addiction to managing travel and holidays it can potentially lead to a relapse. Research shows that stress can activate lifelong patterns and behaviors during these times. Holiday stress and travel can trigger unhappy memories of being [...]
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Resources to Effectively Cope with Triggers During the Holidays

Couple enjoying the holidays Contributor: Libby Lyons, MSW, LCSW, CEDS, writer for Addiction Hope. Holidays can bring heightened stressors and triggers that require further coping skills for someone struggling with a current or past addiction. It is first important to know what and how addiction works. Addiction is defined as a “chronic, relapsing brain disease that is characterized by [...]
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