Finding sober friends doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, in Austin, Texas, getting plugged into a sober social circle couldn’t be any easier. Maybe you’ve lived in Austin for years, but your past social activities always involved going to bars and drinking at friends’ houses. Or maybe you’ve recently relocated to Austin for a […]
Category: The Sober Life: Austin
Each month at our Rustic Creek apartments, we host a series of events and activities for our current residents and alumni. Our hope is that these activities will provide a place for you to establish new friendships, connect with other alumni regularly, and just have some fun.
Peer support and community activities help people in recovery make new friends, build healthy social networks, and establish a sense of belonging in a recovery community.
Searching for an Austin sober living home can be difficult, especially if you’re unsure of the residency requirements or the difference between a halfway house and a sober living house. The good news is, these questions will all be answered in this blog, so you can easily banish any doubts about whether or not you […]
Getting sober as an LGBT individual isn’t always easy. Many rehabs and sober living houses do not provide specialized addiction treatment programs to meet the unique needs of the LGBT population and treatment specialists may be uninformed or insensitive about LGBT issues related to addiction. As a result, clients who already feel isolated and misunderstood […]
Getting sober doesn’t come without its challenges, many of which are psychological. During and even after drug rehab, it’s not uncommon for individuals in recovery to feel anxious, afraid or stressed about what their new sober life will look like. What will happen to their old friendships and relationships? What will every day look like […]
Drug Rehab vs. Sober Living in Austin, TX The primary purpose of outpatient, short-term, and long-term rehab is to provide structured therapeutic treatment for drug and alcohol addiction. The experience will look different for every individual, as each person has varying needs. Rehab treatment focuses on the development of personal accountability, responsibility, and social aspects […]