Sober Summertime Fun

10 Ways to Have Sober Summertime Fun

People in recovery from alcohol addiction may be nervous about the upcoming summer months.  All the events and get-togethers will likely involve alcohol in one form or another.  So, how can a person have sober summertime fun when everyone else …
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Relapse During the Holidays

Afraid You’ll Relapse During the Holidays? Try These Tips

If you are in recovery from addiction, the upcoming holidays may have you worried.  You aren’t sure about your ability to remain sober if you attend gatherings that serve alcoholic beverages.  Of course, you aren’t the only one struggling with …
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Time for Rehab

How Do You Know if It’s Time for Rehab?

If you’re wondering if it’s time for rehab, the first thing you need to do is ignore the myths or misconceptions you’ve heard.  For instance, some people say you need to hit rock bottom before getting treatment, but they are …
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Life After Addiction

How to Rebuild Your Life After Addiction

Enduring years of addiction turns a person’s life upside down. If you are new to recovery, you know this. Addiction affects your health, relationships, careers, and your entire life. It is not easy to get clean and sober but through …
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Life After Rehab

How Do I Maintain Sobriety in My Life After Rehab?

Now that you are starting your new life after rehab, you will face temptations and triggers, both of which you can learn to control and manage. Addiction treatment facilities have counselors and other professionals who teach you methods of remaining …
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Sober Living Transitional Home

What is a Sober Living Transitional Home?

A sober living transitional home can be very beneficial to those who are new to recovery. If your inpatient addiction treatment program is complete or if you are receiving addiction treatment in an outpatient clinic, you may want to look …
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Out-of-State Addiction Treatment

Is Out-of-State Addiction Treatment a Better Option for Recovery?

If you’re struggling with a substance abuse disorder and looking at options for inpatient treatment, you might want to consider out-of-state addiction treatment. At first glance, options farther from home might seem counterintuitive. After all, you’re entering rehabilitation to get …
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Overcoming Addiction

Overcoming My Addiction: Is It Worth the Struggle?

If you’re wondering if overcoming addiction is worth the struggle, think about some of the following things, and maybe it will help you decide. The thing about addiction is that you are feeling betrayed by your mind and body. You …
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Stay Sober During the Holiday Season

How Do I Stay Sober During the Holiday Season?

The Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays can be the most festive and happy time of year for many individuals. Then there are others who always get the holiday blues and depression sets in. What can we do to prevent the holiday …
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