It is generally not recommended for recovering addicts to drink alcohol. Alcohol can be a powerful trigger for individuals in recovery from addiction, and even small amounts of alcohol can increase the risk of relapse.
Additionally, many individuals in recovery have developed a pattern of alcohol abuse or dependence, and even if their primary addiction was to another substance, drinking alcohol can easily lead to relapse.
Furthermore, alcohol can have a variety of negative effects on physical and mental health, even in individuals who do not have a history of addiction. Drinking alcohol can increase the risk of accidents, injuries, and health problems such as liver disease, heart disease, and cancer.
For these reasons, it is generally recommended that individuals in recovery from addiction abstain from drinking alcohol entirely. If you are in recovery and are considering drinking alcohol, it is important to talk to your healthcare provider or addiction specialist to discuss the potential risks and determine the best course of action to support your recovery.