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12-Step Meetings will Maintain Your Sobriety

Monday, 27 July, 2020

Are you or your family member facing the problems associated with alcoholism and substance abuse? If so, attending 12-step meetings may make a difference in helping you remain sober and put an end to alcoholism. First, it is important to outline the twelve steps that are part of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). In order to recover […]

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Finding a Sober Living Home That Will Meet Your Needs

Monday, 20 July, 2020

Battling alcoholism or drug abuse is a tough challenge. Thousands never discover the joys of recovery. For many who do, the road becomes so difficult that they fail to remain clean and sober. Even a long-term inpatient treatment program is not a guarantee. However, taking that first step and asking for help is critical. Regardless […]

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Why Do People Go To Sober Living Houses After Rehab?

Monday, 13 July, 2020

After completing treatment, recovering addiction sufferers usually find themselves facing a very different kind of life than the one they had been living prior to rehab. It’s a life they will need to live without using drugs or alcohol. Some recovering addicts adjust well to a life of sobriety. Unfortunately, there is a large population […]

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How The Choice To Go To A Sober House Helps People Stay Sober

Tuesday, 7 July, 2020

If you or a close friend is trying to stop substance abuse of any kind, a sober living home may be the best choice for you. Sober living homes are group homes for those recovering from addiction. They act as a passage between an in-patient rehab and the outside world. What Are Sober Living Homes? […]

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What is the goal of going to sober living after rehab?

Tuesday, 12 May, 2020

Going to rehab helps you meet your goal of getting sober. Yet, there is so much more to dealing with an addiction than simply staying off of drugs or alcohol for a short period of time. Most people need support to continue their journey to sobriety. After you leave rehab, you could be immediately thrust […]

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Does everyone who goes to treatment go to a sober living afterwards?

Wednesday, 6 May, 2020

Drug and alcohol treatment is available in many different forms. For people with lengthy histories of substance use disorder, the most effective rehab options are often inpatient programs that last between three and six months. For others, successful treatment can occur in a largely outpatient environment. Ultimately, what works well for one individual may not […]

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How long should I stay at a sober living halfway house?

Monday, 4 May, 2020

Overcoming an alcohol addiction is one of life’s hardest challenges. However, it’s more than possible to become sober. It will take a lot of work, and that’s what makes it so difficult.  Thankfully, that’s what sober living homes are for. These places are meant to help those looking to keep themselves sober. The most commonly […]

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Why Sober Living Should be Gender Specific

Tuesday, 7 April, 2020

Drug and alcohol addiction does not play favorites. It can affect both men and women, regardless of age, race or ethnicity. It lies to both genders equally, making them think they need they it to survive. And while many who abuse drugs or alcohol can stop on their own, there’s an equal number of people […]

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How Social Distancing Can Be Handled in the Recovery Community

Thursday, 2 April, 2020

The concept of social distancing might still seem strange. After all, you’ve probably heard your whole life about how important it is to have a strong social network. While it is true that you need to surround yourself with caring people during your addiction recovery, you may also need to feel safe about going to […]

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How long should I stay at a sober living after going to treatment?

Monday, 30 March, 2020

While exiting rehab after completing treatment, you might be wondering, “What now?” For the first time in a long time, you will need to live your life without relying on drugs or alcohol to get you through a day. Are you ready to do that? If you don’t feel secure about your recovery, you owe […]

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Are sober living homes open during the Coronavirus shelter in place?

Thursday, 26 March, 2020

Everywhere you look, you’ll hear about the Coronavirus, or COVID-19. From the local and national news to the radio to social media, it’s all anyone is talking about. If you are in recovery or are planning on going into rehab during this time, you may have a few new questions to ask. One of them […]

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What Are the Rules & Expectations of a Sober Living Program?

Wednesday, 11 March, 2020

Stepping from treatment back into the reality of your everyday life can be problematic. Treatment gives you the tools to stay clean and sober, but sometimes situations and circumstances create a monumental challenge to stay that way. One way to help dramatically improve your chances of avoiding relapse and staying sober is a sober living […]