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How to Deal with Anxiety in Recovery

Article from SoberNation by Tim Stoddart

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Tim Stoddart says, "There are so many emotions that a person feels when they enter recovery, especially early recovery. A wave of feelings will hit you hard and head-on, because most of those feelings have been hidden away for years during your active addiction. One of the strongest feelings you might experience is anxiety. Feeling anxious is enough to threaten your sobriety, because using drugs or alcohol was your preferred method of dealing with anxiety in the past."

This article provides some methods that can help you cope whenever you are feeling anxious in addiction recovery. 

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addiction, Alcohol, Anxiety, Disorder, Drugs, Mental Health, recovery, Sober, Sobriety