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Sober Living vs Halfway House: The Differences

Many people ask treatment centers the difference between a sober living community and a halfway house. Both settings can greatly support individuals who are recovering from substance addiction, but there are some decided differences between them. By learning about the benefits each has to offer, you can decide what makes the most sense for you …

How A Sober Living Network Helps Rehab Efforts

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration cites community, comprised of relationships and social networks, as one of the four pillars of successful recovery. Sober networking helps people in recovery develop relationships and social networks; networks that provide friendship, love, support, and hope. Without a supportive social network, feelings of isolation and loneliness are …

HOW ACTIVITIES ENHANCE SOBER LIVING

When entering a treatment facility, most individuals expect to be introduced to treatments like medical detox, cognitive behavioral therapy, or group counseling, but may not expect a variety of alternative treatment options. Increasingly, high-quality addiction treatment centers are incorporating holistic living activities and alternative treatments for addiction due to the strong evidence that the treatments …

CAN TRAVEL AID IN RECOVERY?

An individual who is suffering from a substance addiction often must make significant lifestyle changes to achieve long-term recovery. Remaining in dysfunctional situations at home or associating with individuals who abuse drugs or alcohol can, and often are, the triggers that lead to relapse. Leaving one’s home for treatment and spending time traveling during the …

Getting the most from your therapy experience

The therapy experience in treatment can bring about far-reaching changes that improve your physical and mental health as well as overall quality of life. Behavioral therapies are an important foundation of addiction treatment, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. High quality addiction treatment programs utilize a variety of therapies to facilitate whole-person healing. …