BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) – The holidays can be a difficult time for people struggling with alcohol or drug addiction.
Christopher Bair is a resident of the Southern West Virginia Fellowship Home. He said one of the keys to staying sober during the vacation is realizing that you are not alone. If you are struggling during this time, it is best to reach out to a support group and seek help from others.
“There are actually people out there who take care of it, you don’t have to be alone with it,” said Bair. “There are people who want us to be successful and to recover from being addicted. It doesn’t have to be a struggle for life. ”
Bair said support groups like the Southern West Virginia Fellowship Home and addiction hotlines are great resources for people struggling during the holidays.
The Southern West Virginia Fellowship Home is located at 201 Woodlawn Avenue in Beckley and can be reached at 304-253-1441. the Substance abuse and mental health management offers a free 24/7 hotline at 1-800-622-4357.