Chances are, you’ve probably seen AA meetings featured in movies or TV shows. However, we all know that Hollywood often exaggerates things. So, what can you really expect to experience at your first AA meeting? If you’re new to recovery, you might have some hesitation or fear about going to your first AA meeting. It’s […]
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When you get sober, it takes time to rebuild your social life. Socializing sober might not be first on your priority list, but as you get more comfortable in your sobriety, it’s important to make an effort to get social. Letting go of old, harmful relationships and building new, healthy ones is a process. Although […]
Family members play a significant role in the long-term recovery of their loved ones and family involvement often spans the entirety of the treatment process and beyond. Al-Anon is a great way for family members of addicted loved ones to get involved in the recovery process while their loved one is enrolled in sober living.
The recovery process is incredibly personal and there’s no way to predict how long you will stay at your sober living home. However, every sober living resident will eventually move out and live an independent life of sobriety when they are ready.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) has been around since 1935 but despite its long-standing presence around the world, many people wonder if it’s actually an effective way to get sober and stay sober. Although the success rate for AA has long been debated, there studies that show it can be a very effective recovery tool for many […]
Developing healthy relationships is an important part of living a sober life. In the past, you may have used to use drugs and alcohol as a crutch to boost your confidence in social situations. Now that you’re sober, it will take some time to let go of the old, harmful relationships in your life and […]
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 […]