Blog Posts - Staying Sober



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

Sobriety Story: Craig From San Diego

After struggling with alcohol addiction, Craig, from San Diego California, is now seven years sober. Watch the video below from Sober Nation to hear Craig’s sobriety story. The post Sobriety Story: Craig From San Diego appeared first on Lake...
by Recovery Advocates on Jul 28, 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

Three Lifestyle Changes to Help Your Recovery

While going through recovery, you’ll want to make some lifestyle changes to help achieve and maintain sobriety. These changes are not things that happen over night; they take hard work and dedication. However, when you commit to making certain...
by Recovery Advocates on Jun 24, 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

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

Blogs That Can Support Your Recovery

When someone writes a blog, they often share their most intimate moments. They are real, raw, and to the point. They share their experiences because they want to connect with others who have experienced the same thing or who are going through it now.
by Recovery Advocates on Mar 10, 2016

Stay Sober After Drug Rehab With These Tips

Recovery is a journey and it doesn’t end after leaving a drug rehab center. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon to experience a relapse but there are many strategies you can use to prevent relapse and stay sober. Here are a few things that you c...
by Recovery Advocates on Mar 9, 2016

Three Ways to Make Sober Friendships

Making sober friendships is a great way to help you stay clean and sober after recovery.  Of drug abusers currently in a treatment program or recently recovered, 40-60 percent will experience a relapse at least once, according to the National Instit...
by Recovery Advocates on Mar 4, 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

Taking Action is Necessary to Stay Sober

You might remember that when you needed to get sober, there was an action that was required. You needed to do something like call a friend or contact a therapist or dial the number for an addiction treatment center. If you hadn’t taken that one...
by Recovery Advocates on Dec 28, 2015

Recovery and The Holidays. A Guest Article That Helps.

Merry Christmas Recovery Friends, I have another wonderful guest article I have come across over on The Fix that really is helpful for all of us who live life in recovery. We can never be ready enough for when holiday stress comes our way in recovery...

Maintain Sobriety Throughout the Holidays

During the holiday season, there are going to be many get-togethers with family and friends where alcohol most likely will be present. While in recovery or once you’ve completed a recovery treatment program, attending celebrations where there...
by Recovery Advocates on Dec 2, 2015

Learning How to Delay Gratification in Recovery

by Recovery Advocates on Sep 3, 2015

Instagram a Powerful Tool for Sobriety

Social media can be an extremely powerful tool. Many social media platforms, such as Instagram with its 300 million active users, have proved to be a helpful resource in many different ways. A new study looked into how people use Instagram to help t...
by Recovery Advocates on Aug 19, 2015


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