South Florida Alcohol Treatment | 3 Non-Alcoholic Holiday Drinks

Last Updated: Sep 20th 2019

Reviewed by Brittany Polansky

The holidays are a stressful time, especially for those in recovery. Because, this is a time full of busy schedules, sometimes painful memories, and often traditions that involve alcohol. Even though, alcohol is often heavily present during the holidays, you can’t always expect friends and family to take your sobriety as seriously as you do. So, it’s up to you to make your sobriety number one priority. So, treat yourself to these delicious non-alcoholic drinks this holiday season, all while avoiding temptation. Also, if you are in need of extra support this holiday season, contact our South Florida Alcohol treatment center.

South Florida alcohol treatment that can help my addiction during the holidays

Pink Grapefruit Refresher

  • 2 tablespoons colored sanding sugar
  • 6 teaspoons of grenadine
  • 1 lime
  • 1 ½ cups of pink grapefruit juice

Cranberry-Apple Cider Punch

Ingredients: 

  • 4 cups apple cider, chilled
  • 2 cups cranberry juice cocktail, chilled
  • 2 cups ginger ale, chilled
  • 1 can (12oz.) frozen orange juice concentrate
  • apple slices & orange slices for garnish
  • frozen cranberries, optional for garnish

  Sleigh Driver

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 3 pears, chopped into bite-size pieces
  • 2 quarts apple cider
  • lemon, halved and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon ground allspice
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract

South Florida Alcohol Treatment

Are you suffering from addiction this holiday season? Holidays are often a physically and emotionally draining time. However, With treatment and a solid relapse prevention plan, you can overcome any substance abuse pattern, even during the holidays. Contact 1st Step Behavioral Health in Pompano Beach, Florida today. We’ll help you maintain the lifestyle you’ve always wanted and live the life you deserve today.

Reviewed for Medical & Clinical Accuracy by Brittany Polansky

Brittany PolanskyBrittany has been working in behavioral health since 2012 and is a Primary Clinician at our facility. She is an LCSW and holds a master’s degree in social work. She has great experience with chemical dependency and co-occurring mental health diagnoses as well as various therapeutic techniques. Brittany is passionate about treating all clients with dignity and respect, and providing a safe environment where clients can begin their healing journey in recovery.