Triggers during the holidays can be avoided. Holidays can be fun-filled or stressful depending on the situation. Many recovering addicts find themselves still estranged from loved ones as they try and rebuild trust.
Jessica never thought it could happen to her. She got through high school and college. She started a career, got married and had two children. Then the demands of a career while raising a family took its toll and she began to have panic attacks in her 30s. The doctor prescribed Xanax and within three months she was addicted.