Thanksgiving can be the beginning of a season which is a challenge to early sobriety. Seeking recovery from addiction, people new to sobriety may find it difficult to avoid using or drinking while others celebrate.
Practicing the avoidance of the first use of alcohol or drugs is important but the temptation to rationalize that “it’s just one” is often too great. Sober support systems and activities where people new to sobriety relate with others who have been there is a vital ingredient to long-term sobriety.
Many Alano Clubs and sober groups sponsor events during the holidays which provide support for people who are engaged in a sober lifestyle. South LA County, South Bay and Hollywood are locations for the following events for a sober Thanksgiving Holiday.
Long Beach – MWA Alano Club – 1pm Pot Luck on Thanksgiving and all scheduled meetings
Paramount Alano Club (Snake Pit) – Marathon meetings 8am – 11pm
Cypress– Twin Town Alumni is hosting a “Tired of Turkey BBQ on Saturday 11/24/18 12pm – 4pm at Veteran’s Park in Cypress – Corner of Ball Rd. and Denni St. under the pavillion
Hermosa Beach– The South Bay Alano Club is provides dinner for those without family or Thanksgiving Plans. 1:00pm, 703 11th Pl, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254; 310.374.2131
Hollywood– Van Ness Recovery House, 1919 N. Beachwood Drive, LA, (323) 463-4266 is hosting a Thanksgiving Day Open House from 1pm-5pm to include food, drinks and fellowship. It is free of charge and open to all
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