Blog Posts - Sober Living



How to Decide on a Sober Living Home

Sober living is a place where substance abusers may choose live after they complete primary treatment for substance addiction. A sober living home offers a calm and secure living environment where residents can focus their energy on their sobriety a...
by Recovery Advocates on Dec 2, 2016

How to Decide on Sober Living

Sober Living Homes Sober living is a place where substance abusers may choose live after they complete primary treatment for substance addiction. The homes offer a calm and secure living environment where residents can focus their energy on their sob...
by Recovery Advocates on Dec 2, 2016

Find the Right Environment to Support Your Recovery

It’s necessary to have a supportive environment for weeks, months, even years, after getting sober. An environment can have a great influence on our thoughts, mood, feelings, and behavior. Although some might argue that the atmosphere of a plac...
by Recovery Advocates on Aug 1, 2016

Mending Family Relationships After Addiction

If you’ve been sober for a few weeks or months, perhaps you’re ready to make amends with family members. There may have been experiences in the past, perhaps as a result of the addiction, that seemed irreparable at the time. But time can...
by Recovery Advocates on Jul 18, 2016

Daniel Radcliffe Talks About Maintaining Sobriety

Now three years sober, Daniel Radcliffe opens up about his alcohol addiction, relapse, and his road to recovery in an interview with Telegraph. Although he never drank on the job, Radcliffe admitted in a previous interview to showing up under the in...
by Recovery Advocates on Jul 6, 2016

Stay Occupied This Summer to Stay Sober

  Having too much free time can be a recovering addict’s enemy. Being bored might bring on cravings and if you’re not careful it can result in a relapse. In order to avoid relapse, fill up your free time with healthy activities that...
by Recovery Advocates on Jun 28, 2016

15 Sobriety Lessons You Should Know

Kelly Fitzgerald celebrated her three years sober from drugs and alcohol on May 7, 2016. Throughout her three years of sobriety, she has learned many important lessons and wishes to share them with others who are also in recovery. Sobriety is a lifes...
by Recovery Advocates on Jun 22, 2016

Sober Activities to Enjoy This Summer

You’re recently sober and the fun summer activities you used to partake in which involved alcohol are no longer an option. What do you do when your summers used to revolve around playing beer pong at barbecues or drinking pina coladas by the po...
by Recovery Advocates on Jun 20, 2016

Admitting Powerlessness Doesn’t Mean You’re a Bad Person

Nobody likes to admit they are wrong. And nobody likes to admit that they have a problem with alcohol and drugs. However, an addiction exists when a person simply cannot stop using drugs or drinking. This has nothing to do with being right or wrong o...
by Recovery Advocates on Apr 22, 2016

Four Common Misconceptions About Sobriety

  There are many misconceptions about sobriety that might prevent people from seeking treatment and becoming sober. In an attempt to try to break down some of those misconceptions, here are four things that sobriety is not. Sobriety is not bori...
by Recovery Advocates on Apr 13, 2016

Four Thoughts to Help You Stay Sober From Alcohol

Do you have the urge to drink again? Sobriety is not easy but it’s worth it. Here are a few things to tell yourself to prevent relapse and keep you on the track of sobriety. “It’s not worth it.” “This is only temporary.&...
by Recovery Advocates on Apr 13, 2016

Recovery Should Heal the Whole Person

Historically, recovery was pretty simple: put a person through detox and keep them sober. Period. Sometimes it worked, but most often sobriety didn’t last. Instead, there was relapse after relapse and that person might have never truly recovere...
by Recovery Advocates on Mar 30, 2016

Reasons Why Recovery Can Be Joyful

At first, recovery isn’t easy. The experiences of drug detox and the first few weeks of sobriety can be hard. They might even by physically painful. It’s a challenging journey to change your life. But once the initial hardships are over a...
by Recovery Advocates on Mar 18, 2016

Thinking Patterns that are Common Among Recovering Addicts – Part One

Once you’ve gotten sober and as you proceed in your recovery, you may notice there are patterns you have that seem to affect your happiness, and perhaps that affect your sobriety. You may notice that they even get in the way of feeling satisfie...
by Recovery Advocates on Mar 3, 2016

How to Respond to Online Complaints and Poor Reviews

How to Respond to Online Complaints and Poor Reviews It's very common to see complaints and poor reviews for drug rehabs, residential treatment centers & sober living homes, so what do you do if you receive one?   Anyone familiar with th...
by ATRI on Feb 24, 2016

How to Respond to Online Complaints and Poor Reviews

How to Respond to Online Complaints and Poor Reviews It's very common to see complaints and poor reviews for drug rehabs, residential treatment centers & sober living homes, so what do you do if you receive one?   Anyone familiar with th...
by ATRI on Feb 24, 2016

Seven Healthy Coping Tools To Use When You’re Anxious

One of the most common reasons why people turn to drugs and alcohol is because they struggle emotionally, psychologically, or physically. They might have intense emotions, high anxiety, or physical pain. To ease their struggle, they turn to a substan...
by Recovery Advocates on Feb 19, 2016

The Complications of Being Court-Ordered to Get Addiction Treatment

Many men and women who have drug charges are sentenced by the court to get sober. They are forced into addiction treatment because of legal consequences. However, when a person is forced into doing something, he or she will have different feelings ab...
by Recovery Advocates on Feb 17, 2016

The pros and cons of sober living when recovering from substance abuse

Are you or your loved one grappling with substance abuse or working hard to overcome some form of addiction?  Is maintaining your sobriety proving particularly challenging along the road to recovery?  Do you need outside assistance to ensure you la...
by Addicts Helping Addicts Blog on Feb 8, 2016

UNDERSTANDING MOTIVATION IN SOBER LIVING RESIDENTS

“What problem does this study address? There are many factors that research has shown are important to achieving and sustaining recovery. Among the most important factors is motivation to quit alcohol and other drugs (see here for an example o...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Jan 29, 2016


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