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Maintaining Sobriety in Early Recovery

Maintaining Sobriety in Early Recovery Maintaining Sobriety in Early Recovery - Journey to Understanding Addiction

In early recovery, maintaining sobriety can seem insurmountable. It’s a crucial step forward in the journey toward independence from substance abuse and it requires a lot of introspection. In order to identify personal triggers and stress points, it’s important to first learn how addiction occurs, its behavioral effects, and what to anticipate in recovery.

Music – A Therapy for the Addiction

Music – A Therapy for the Addiction The Role of Music in Addiction Recovery

Recovery group meetings are an important part of any recovering addicts. It performs multiple functions and helps in your sobriety. So, it becomes important to attend these recovery group meetings as often as possible. The more you participate and contribute in these meetings, the easier it gets to stay sober and free from the addiction.

Sober House: Everything You Need To Know

Sober House: Everything You Need To Know Eudaimonia Sober Living

If you or a loved one struggles with addiction and drugs, it can be challenging to know what to do. But before you start looking for more information about sober houses, you should make sure that this is the best option for you. Eudaimonia Sober Living Homes in Austin, Houston, and Colorado Springs are private facilities made for the people who want to stay and a place free from temptations after completing the rehab treatment. It is also an idle option for those people who have decided to quit drugs or alcohol but are not comfortable staying at home during the process. A patient can continue to live in a sober living facility after completing the rehabilitation treatment. These homes are also known as the recovery resident and transitional living facilities. The purpose of a sober living facility is to provide complete independence to the patients to attain stable sobriety.

Sober Spring: Fun Things to do in Austin

Sober Spring: Fun Things to do in Austin Two sober friends having fun reading and relaxing in a hammock

Springtime in the Austin area is in full swing, and now is the time to get out and enjoy everything that it has to offer. If this is your first ‘Sober Spring’ or you are in early recovery, it’s important to know that while it will be different than in the past, that doesn’t mean it will be any less exciting or eventful.

Is There a Link Between Unemployment and Relapse?

Is There a Link Between Unemployment and Relapse? unemployment and relapse

Researchers have long wondered about the connection between unemployment and relapse. For decades, they’ve studied the connection and determined that unemployment and relapse rates are related. However, there are several different factors to consider and one doesn’t always cause the other.

What To Do When Your Family Doesn’t Support Your Sobriety

What To Do When Your Family Doesn’t Support Your Sobriety lack of support in sobriety

Having supportive loved ones who cheer you on as you pursue sobriety, provide emotional support, or who offer their forgiveness is a huge privilege. Unfortunately, not everyone in recovery has close family members or friends who support their recovery.

How to Manage Holiday Stress in Recovery

How to Manage Holiday Stress in Recovery holiday stress in recovery

The holidays can be a tricky time to be in recovery, especially if you’re newly sober. With more travel, pressure-filled social engagements with family and friends, and increased financial strain, all the stress can quickly build up and make you more susceptible to relapse.

How to Cope When a Loved One Relapses

How to Cope When a Loved One Relapses how to cope when a loved one relapses

Watching a loved one relapse is extremely painful. Unfortunately, relapse happens sometimes. It’s normal to feel a wide range of emotions, such as anger, confusion, sadness, and hopelessness. Despite it being a challenging situation, there is still hope for your loved one. A relapse doesn’t mean they can’t fully recover from addiction.

Can I Stay Friends With People Who Use Drugs and Alcohol?

Can I Stay Friends With People Who Use Drugs and Alcohol? friends with people who use alcohol and drugs

People who are recovering from addiction have to be intentional about protecting their sobriety. Often, this means they must cut ties with old drug-using buddies. Otherwise, continuing to spend time with friends who use drugs or alcohol could put them in dangerous situations that may trigger a relapse.

Should I Go Back to Rehab?

Should I Go Back to Rehab?

Maybe you’ve found yourself in a bad place; feeling uncertain about your future sober, struggling to deal with cravings, or hiding drug use from your friends and family again. If this is you, you’re not alone. It’s important to get back into treatment right away. Going back to rehab can help you address underlying issues that are causing your addiction to resurface and will give you the best chance at achieving lasting recovery.

Why Self-Help Groups Alone Are Not Enough to Treat Addiction

Why Self-Help Groups Alone Are Not Enough to Treat Addiction self-help group

We’ve all heard the stories about a person who decided to get sober, started attending 12-Step groups, and is still sober to this day. While stories like this can really happen, they are few and far between. For most people, addiction self-help groups are not enough to adequately treat addiction on their own. More often […]

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