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How Resentment Can Derail Sobriety

How Resentment Can Derail Sobriety resentment in recovery

Feelings of resentment can be toxic when they’re allowed to fester and grow. The Big Book itself states, “Resentment is the number one offender. It destroys more alcoholics than anything else.” As a result, it’s important for people in recovery to take notice of resentment, use it as a learning tool, and handle it healthily to put it to rest.

Recommitting to Your Recovery

Recommitting to Your Recovery reevaluate recovery

The start of a new year is a chance to re-evaluate your life and your recovery. If you haven’t yet given any thought to where you are now in your recovery journey and where you’d like to be, this is a good exercise in self-improvement and discipline that will help you fully enjoy the benefits of a stable and sober life.

Where to Find LGBTQ+ Men’s Sober Living Homes in Austin

Where to Find LGBTQ+ Men’s Sober Living Homes in Austin lgbtq+ men's sober homes

Research studies have shown that LGBTQ+ men face distinct recovery challenges. The LGBTQ+ community endures unique psychological and social issues that can fuel addiction and give rise to isolation. Despite these challenges, it’s crucial that no one feels alone in their recovery journey.

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.

How Sober Living Homes Help Prevent Relapse

How Sober Living Homes Help Prevent Relapse

Relapse is a real risk after rehab, so people in recovery should do everything they can to safeguard their sobriety. Sober living homes offer many great benefits that can help newly sober individuals sustain their recovery and establish healthy habits and relationships. If you’re considering enrolling yourself or a loved one in a sober living program, here are some of the most important ways they can help prevent relapse.

Where to Meet Sober Friends in Colorado Springs, CO

Where to Meet Sober Friends in Colorado Springs, CO sober friends have lunch together

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 […]

Sober in the City: A Guide to Sober Living Homes and Halfway Houses in Houston, TX

Sober in the City: A Guide to Sober Living Homes and Halfway Houses in Houston, TX sober living house in Houston

Continued success in sobriety isn’t just something that happens on its own. It’s a product of intentional decisions, commitment, and support. A sober living home can act as a safe haven for people who recently got sober and are looking for a new, fresh start in recovery. Whether you’re a current resident of Houston or […]

How to Use Your EAP Benefits in Addiction Recovery

How to Use Your EAP Benefits in Addiction Recovery client using EAP benefits for rehab

Updated on July 20th, 2020 An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) can be extremely helpful for people who are employed and actively addicted or are recovering from addiction. If you’re currently employed and recovering from a substance use disorder, your employer may provide an EAP that you can use to access recovery support resources and treatment.

Sober Living vs. Group Therapy: What’s the Difference?

Sober Living vs. Group Therapy: What’s the Difference? group therapy at sober living home

What’s the difference between a sober living home and group therapy? A sober living home provides safe and sober group housing to help people reintegrate back into society after completing addiction treatment or following a relapse. On the other hand, group therapy consists of group sessions facilitated by a therapist or counselor. The discussions address […]

IOP and Sober Living: The Perfect Pair

IOP and Sober Living: The Perfect Pair iop session

A sober living program is a natural next step after rehab, but what about IOP? IOP, or intensive outpatient treatment, is specifically designed to support people in recovery and provide extended care after residential rehab. As a supplementary service, it’s also the perfect mate for a sober living program.

How Long Should I Stay at a Sober Living Home?

How Long Should I Stay at a Sober Living Home? man staying at sober living home

After rehab, many sober people enroll in a sober living program to receive additional support as they transition out of rehab and into a more independent lifestyle. Living sober on your own for the first time can be challenging, but sober living homes provide one-on-one support in a safe, sober, and supportive living environment. They […]

8 Hobbies That Can Help Reduce Anxiety

8 Hobbies That Can Help Reduce Anxiety woman paints to reduce her anxiety

Overall, researchers estimate that about 20 percent of people who suffer from addiction are also plagued by an anxiety disorder. Some studies estimate that this rate may even be as high as 50 percent among people who have experienced traumatic life events.1 Unfortunately, anxiety doesn’t just disappear once you get sober. Experiences in early recovery […]

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