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Sober and Sleepless: 13 Tips to Help You Get Some Sleep in Early Recovery

Article from The Fix by Olivia Pennelle

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According to Olivia Pennelle, "Sleep is as crucial to one’s recovery as regular exercise and a nutritious diet, but sleep disturbance is a problem that plagues most of us when we first stop using or drinking. As a result, we're cranky, unable to function effectively, irritable, and reaching for coffee, energy drinks, and sugary or processed foods for a quick boost. In some cases, the lack of restful sleep can put you at risk for a return to drugs or alcohol — all the more reason to get a good sleep habit established early in recovery."

This article discusses the importance of sleep during early addiction recovery.

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Recovery, Sleep, Sobriety