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Sober living is a level of care that is designed to support individuals who are transitioning from intensive addiction treatment back into daily life. It also refers to living a sustainably sober life – long after the treatment program has been completed. What is sober living? Sober living, by definition, is a structured treatment program…

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12-step addiction program A 12-step program, originating as the Twelve Steps through Alcoholics Anonymous, is a spiritually focused recovery program. 12-step programs have since been expanded to all types of recovery programs, and their model of encouraging peer support, vulnerability and service is popular among those in recovery. 12-step programs are often marked by the…

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Re-entering the real world after a hospitalization or inpatient stay for substance use can be scary. Fear of judgment, loss of employment, damaged relationships and the looming potential of relapse are all intimidating possibilities. Often, a transitional living environment can provide the best antidote to these fears and offer a better chance at success in…

When you’re in the market for a sober living home, questions will naturally come up  – how long will I stay? How do I even get started? What will I gain by going? It’s important to ask these questions and more so you know that you’re getting the best treatment available. What is a sober…

One of the most obvious ways of staying sober after recovery is by avoiding temptation, that is, staying away from all alcohol and situations where it might be present.  When you start to think of all the places alcohol is present – restaurants, weddings, parties, concerts, your friends’ backyard barbeque – it starts to sound…

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When you think of “freedom,” what comes to mind? What mental images appear when you think of what it means to be a man? These questions don’t have simple answers; many men spend a lifetime continuing to better understand the concept of masculinity from one year to the next. We can’t identify a clear-cut definition…

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Sometimes, the difference between maintaining sobriety and falling into relapse is as simple as making a single decision. Individuals who enter sober living houses, joining communities of other individuals actively pursuing freedom from addiction and substance abuse, have made their decision. They have chosen to live in a structured environment as they transition from addiction…

Sober Living Home

A sober living home provides a structured support system to those recovering from addiction. These facilities provide structure while teaching sober living requirements and designing a treatment plan that is personal and effective in each stage of the recovery process.How Is a Sober Living Home Different from a Halfway House?One common misconception is that sober…

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Helping an addicted friend takes courage. You may fear that speaking the truth will make your friend angry, but ignoring the problem is not really being a friend at all. Often the best course of action for someone battling addiction is to enroll in a transitional residency program at a sober living home.A sober living…

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Working with a counselor to combat dependency and become chemical-free is only part of the battle. Addiction is more than a reliance on outside substances, it is an uphill struggle against well-established habits that have formed over days, months, or years. The doubt, pain, and depression that coincide with breaking the addiction cycle often rear…