a woman preparing to move out of a sober living home

Successfully Transitioning From Sober Living Into Life Again

Nearing the end of your rehab program may make you feel excited as you are finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. You will soon be done with all the program activities and structured living. But are you ready for all that freedom? Do you think that throwing yourself back into real… Continue Reading Successfully Transitioning From Sober Living Into Life Again

a woman is happy to be in her sober living home

What It’s Like to Live in a Sober Living Home

Sober living is a recovery option for those who have completed primary treatment for a substance use issue. Sober living is not just a temporary home but a lifestyle. Residential life teaches those in recovery how to function in the regular world without having to turn to drugs or alcohol. The main goal of all… Continue Reading What It’s Like to Live in a Sober Living Home

woman on couch using distraction from cravings

Ways to Distract Yourself When Faced with Cravings

If you’re a recovering alcoholic – whether you’re early in your recovery or have many years of sobriety under your belt – cravings are likely going to be a part of your experience. Cravings aren’t easy. In fact, for some, it may be hard to identify a craving, especially for those who are new to… Continue Reading Ways to Distract Yourself When Faced with Cravings

Sober Living Gives You the Recovery Tools for Building a New, Sober Life

Sober Living Gives You the Recovery Tools for Building a New, Sober Life

Have you ever considered what it would be like to leave treatment and go straight back into the life you were living? Would you be prepared? Would you know how to handle everything you encounter? Finding yourself back in the real world is scary. This feeling is multiplied even more if you are not prepared… Continue Reading Sober Living Gives You the Recovery Tools for Building a New, Sober Life

What it’s Like to Live in a Sober House

Sober living homes – or sober houses – are a type of transitional housing that was created to fill a need for those completing treatment for substance abuse. Prior to the inception of these homes, individuals, armed with knowledge and coping skills, were being sent back into society once their rehab program ended. Unfortunately, because an… Continue Reading What it’s Like to Live in a Sober House