Insomnia is a common concern for those struggling with an addiction or problem use. Substances may initially slow the arousal system but eventually interfere with a good nights sleep.
Drinking helps me relax after a hard day and winds me down.
Chronic use of substances do not allow us to wake up feeling revitalized and ready for the day.
The mind/body connection is no longer in question. It is an accepted fact and we need to respect the interplay between our parts. The bottom line is that we are healthier, more effective, creative and productive in our many roles when we are well rested.