Are you recently sober, or have you tried to get sober before and relapsed? In either case, you probably figured out pretty quickly that staying away from drugs and alcohol is harder than you thought. Often, these things are completely ingrained into our lives, from our daily habits to the people we hang out with. How do you get away from it?
Sober living exists specifically for these types of situations. These programs allow you to slowly reintegrate into society with a job and/or education opportunities, but they do so much more. Sober living arrangements also remove triggers and influences that could cause you to relapse while you learn coping skills for when you are ready to go back to a normal life.(more…)