Are you looking for fun things to do on New Years Eve? New Years Eve can be tricky for those who are in recovery from drugs and alcohol, and it could be a huge trigger to drink or use. When looking for things to do on New Years Eve without having to drink or be afraid of drinking, there are many different options to choose from. Here are the top 5 things to do on New Years Eve.
Things To Do On New Years Eve
Go to an Alcathon
“Alcathon” (or alkathon) is an essential tool for staying sober during the holidays. Alcathons are 24-hour marathon 12 step meetings, so that people have somewhere to go while “normies” or “earth-people” are having their Champagne toasts. There are different types of meeting marathons for many different fellowships, and these are definitely the place to be on New Years Eve.
Get down at a sober dance
If you’re looking for things to do on New Year’s Eve, normally, your local meeting club house will be throwing a “sober dance” where all of your peers will get together and have a sober party.
Have your own party!
If you’re not comfortable going out and about, throw your own party and have people come to your place!
Plan a movie/game night
There is nothing wrong with having people over, eating cookies, drinking hot chocolate and having a movie or game night. When looking for things to do on New Years Eve, this would definitely be one of the most popular for those aren’t big into partying.
Bowling is always fun, and even more fun in sobriety! Bowling Allies are always a fun environment; you can order a pitcher of soda, eat pizza and listen to fun music.
Staying Sober On New Years Eve
All of these things to do on New Year’s Eve can be done sober, and they’re just as fun. If you are struggling to stay sober and need help, our hotline is available any time, day or night. The holiday season is the best time to get help, and by getting help, you get a new way of life. When you get a new way of life, it’s an excellent way to kick off your new year of 2014 and enjoy all new experiences clean and sober!
If you are drinking or using, or scared that you may pick up, please give us a call now at 1-800-861-1768. You are not alone and there is hope.Tags: alcathon, alkathon, clean and sober, new years 2014, new years eve, nye 2014, staying sober