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How To Cope with Holiday Stress


There will be more than 40,000 U.S. deaths from drug overdose this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and another 300,000 emergency room visits for drug and alcohol abuse.

The holidays are an especially dangerous time as stress levels run high. 

Santa Monica's Andrew Finley, MFT, a licensed marriage & family therapist who specializes in addiction, explores how addictive behavior works in his weekly radio show, "Emotional Sobriety" on City of Angels Recovery Radio (COARR).

Each Saturday night from 5:00 to 6:00 pm PST, Andy talks with leading authors, psychologists, teachers and others who share their insights on the addicted brain and how everyone can lead more emotionally balanced lives. These episodes can help anyone de-stress and gain a healthier perspective of their life, whether their addictions are mild or severe. Andy also answers listener questions via e-mail

On December 14, Andy's guest will be David Lisonbee, President of Twin Town Treatment Centers in Southern California. TTTC is an innovative treatment center with a unique approach to addiction recovery.

Tune in at

Past episodes of "Emotional Sobriety" are available in COARR's online archive . Guests include:

  • California Institute for Change CEO and mindfulness expert Kelly Seidlitz (December 7);
  • Psychologist Extraordinaire and author of the "Twelve" series of books: "12 Stupid Things That Mess Up Sobriety," "12 Smart Things To Do When The Booze And Drugs Are Gone," and "12 Hidden Rewards Of Making Amends" Dr. Allen Berger (November 23);
  •  "Twelve Steps to Spiritual Awakening" author Herb Kaighan (November 16);
  •  Nationally acclaimed author and lecturer Ernie Larsen, who has written more than 55 books on spirituality, co-dependency and dysfunctional behaviors (November 9);
  • Sober living home owner Jeremy Stanton (November 2).

 Let's Talk About Recovery on COA Recovery Radio! COARR offers original recovery talk shows all day, every day. It is owned and operated by City of Angels NJ, Inc., a non-profit organization that provides a range of services to the recovery community, all at no charge. These include interventions, treatment referrals, recovery support, counseling, family education and more. More details about COA can be found at

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