Community in Sober Living

Community in Sober Living John Donne once wrote his Meditation, “No man is an island…every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main”. A man or woman who is on the journey of treatment and recovery for addiction cannot travel alone. This season of life is not a solitary, isolated one, […]

Being Honest

Being honest with ourselves During the course of our life, we have all at some time encountered someone who was not completely honest with us. In fact, if we are being truly honest right now, lies are a part of every addict’s life. Lies are a way to avoid reality and keep our true selves […]

Success in Chaos

Success in Chaos, Learning to Deal with Stress Dealing with stress when you’re in recovery is more difficult than anyone else dealing with stress. You have to struggle with your own issues while at the same time having to navigate through the rough waters of outside dilemmas. You can learn to deal with this stress […]

Finding New Freinds

Finding New Friends During Your Transition to Sober Living When you make the transition to your new sober living community, finding new friends is a crucial part of discovering how to move forward. You’ll understand new things about yourself and about living your life that may not be easy to get used to right away, […]

Beating Addiction

Beating Addiction When the Holiday Blues Are Getting You Down Whenever Christmas and New Year’s come around and all the other holidays that surround it, it’s easy to get bogged down in feeling alone or depressed. This is especially true when you’re in recovery and struggling to keep yourself together. Beating addiction when those holiday […]

Safe Environments

Living in a safe environment while working through addiction recovery is a critical part of this successful process.  These environments serve as an interim facility between in-patient rehab and a return to the person’s normal living situation.  The goal is to provide a living situation that also offers the support and structure that recovering addicts […]

Sober Living

  Living a sober life means different things to different people. At its core it means to maintain one’s recovery while making life affirming changes.  By living a sober life, we lessen the likelihood of a relapse.  Using a 12 step program to get sober is one of the many methods for achieving that goal, […]

Sober Life

Sober Life  means different things to different people. At its core it means to maintain one’s recovery while making life affirming changes.  By living a sober life, we lessen the likelihood of a relapse.  Using a 12 step program to get sober is one of the many methods for achieving that goal, maintaining the sobriety […]

Graduation to Sober Living

Graduation to Sober Living Properties After graduating from a drug rehab center, what should your next steps be? Any type of abuse has the potential to leave lives in shattered remains. Many addicts lose their jobs, relationship, friends and even family. Interest in what we consider “normal” life was lost outside of obtaining the next […]

Sober Living Life

Sober Living Sober living is life changing to say the least.  There are so many advantages to a sober life, aside from the obvious health benefits.  No two addicts are the same and some experience all of these benefits when adjusting to a sober life.  These life changing benefits are pervasive in all recovering addicts […]