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Giving up on Dry January Hurts People in Recovery

No one appointed me to be the Sobriety Police (and I promise you ⎼ I’m not applying for that position by writing this) but as a person who has been sober for 2.5 years, I have some thoughts about Dry January that I feel compelled to share.

Dry January began in 2013 in the United Kingdom as a campaign to raise funds for alcohol abuse treatment. It has since caught on as a popular…